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Federal, state and local authorities arrest Indianapolis man accused of forging prescriptions

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INDIANAPOLIS,Ind (March 14, 2015)-Federal Drug Enforcement agents along with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and the Indiana State Police arrested a man on drug and forgery charges  late Friday evening.

Sources close to the investigation say Juwann Williams is believed to be part of a larger group of individuals who are allegedly targeting reputable doctors and forging their prescriptions.The illegal narcotics ring is then allegedly selling the drugs for profit.

Williams was arrested at his home located at  9242 Memorial Drive.

Sources say it was a FOX59 story that sparked the investigation and ultimately led to William’s arrest.

It is believed the people involved in the forgery scheme would steal the identities of innocent individuals in order to collect the prescriptions at local pharmacies.It’s unknown how their identities were compromised.

Sources say Williams and the others involved were illegally selling Oxycodone.