MDPD Officer Accused Of Lying To Obtain Prescription Meds

MIAMI (CBS4) – A 20 year veteran of the Miami-Dade Police department was arrested by his colleagues after investigators say he lied to a doctor to fraudulently obtain a prescription.

Mark Rodriguez, 41, has been charged with 43 counts of Withholding Information from a Practitioner in Order to Obtain a Controlled Substance or a Prescription for a Controlled Substance of Like Therapeutic Use within Thirty Days of a Previous Prescription and one count of Organized Scheme to Defraud.

Authorities began investigating Rodriguez in December 2011 and secured warrant for his arrest this month.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers (305)471-TIPS (8477) or log on to  www.crimestoppersmiami.com and select “Give a Tip”
Send a text message to 274637. Enter CSMD followed by the tip information and press send.

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