More Forged Prescriptions, More Charges for Sussex Man
Suspect allegeldy tried passing Adderall prescriptions at pharmacies across the area, including Milwaukee, Greenfield and Waukesha.
A 28-year-old Sussex man already facing charges in Milwaukee County for forging prescriptions is facing additional charges after he allegedly tried passing fake prescriptions in Waukesha County as well.
James W. Kalupa was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court Tuesday with one count of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud and one count of bail jumping. If convicted, he faces up to nearly seven years in prison and $20,000 in fines.
According to the criminal complaint:
On April 27, the manager of the Urgi Walk-In Clinic in Greenfield contacted police after she said Kalupa had tried passing fake prescriptions for Adderall at pharmacies across the metro Milwaukee area. The clinic treated Kalupa as a patient for about a year and was suddenly getting an influx of calls to verify prescriptions for him.
One instance took place at the Waukesha Walmart, where Kalupa tired passing a forged prescription for Adderall, but gave the wrong dosage. They told the pharmacy the prescription was forged, so Kalupa came back to the clinic and asked why they questioned it.
Clinic staff then asked Kalupa about writing fraudulent prescriptions, so he then left. However, less than an hour later the clinic got a call from a pharmacy at a Milwaukee Pick ‘n Save when Kalupa tried passing another forged prescription.
He will make his initial appearance in court July 23.