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Woman Charged for Hydrocodone Theft at Pharmacy

Hopco Laura JeanMadisonville Police arrested and charged Laura Jean Trautman, Monday Feb. 10, with theft by unlawful taking or display controlled substance under $10,000.MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/11/14) — Madisonville Police responded to a complaint by an employee of Walgreens at the South Main Street location Monday, Feb. 10.

According to the Madisonville Police report, Officer Brandon Darnell arrived at the scene and met with the Walgreens Loss Prevention Manager with security footage of Laura Jean Trautman, 29, stealing hydrocodone from the pharmacy that she was not prescribed.

Darnell was advised that Trautman made no attempt to purchase the hydrocodone.

Trautman also admitted in a written statement that she had taken the hydrocodone. She also admitted that she had unlawfully taking 1,750 hydrocodone’s from the pharmacy over the period of March 2013 through Feb. 2014, the report said.

Trautman is charged with theft by unlawful taking or display controlled substance under $10,000.

She is currently being lodged in the Hopkins County Jail.

Amber Averitt
SurfKY News
Information Provided by the Madisonville Police Department

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