Clay County, IL-(Effingham Radio) On June 11, 2018 at approximately 4:30 p.m. the Clay County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of subject(s) passing fraudulent prescriptions at a local pharmacy.
Upon the deputy’s arrival the suspects fled the area, one in a vehicle and the other on foot.
A short time later one of the suspects was located hiding behind a business and was taken into custody.
As a result of the investigation Shanna A. Steele 26 of Chicago, IL was arrested for the offenses of Forgery and Unauthorized Possession of a Prescription Form.
Steele is currently incarcerated in the Clay County Jail awaiting the setting of bond.
The sheriff’s office continues their investigation into this matter.
The charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty.
We will update this story as more details become available.