Arrest Made in Prescription Fraud Investigation
On March 17, 2015 the Franklin Police Department conducted an investigation of narcotics and prescription fraud within the Borough.
Franklin Detectives investigated and found that a Hamburg resident had allegedly been fraudulently obtaining an opiate based narcotic by deceiving multiple physicians in Sussex and Bergen Counties.
The investigation resulted in the arrest of Sylwia Majtczak, 37, of Hamburg, New Jersey. Ms. Majtczak was arrested on 3/17/2015 at approximately 8:00AM at her residence in Hamburg.
Ms. Majtczak was arrested and alleged to have an undisclosed amount of a barbiturate based narcotic and an undisclosed amount of Valium (diazepam) which were not obtained lawfully. She was further alleged to be in possession narcotics which she obtained fraudulently from various physicians.
Ms. Majtczak was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance, obtaining a controlled dangerous substance by fraud, and use of a prescription legend drug.
Investigation is ongoing and additional arrests may follow.
The complaints that were filed are merely accusations and the defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty. The charges may be presented to a grand jury for potential indictment.
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