Dekalb Woman Accused Of Prescription Fraud

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Alvin Jordan took into custody at noon Thursday a 40-year-old Dekalb woman accused of prescription fraud.

Crystal McLin Lipe (HCSO jail photo)

Local authorities were contacted April 26, 2022, by representatives from a local healthcare facility about an employee. An investigation was launched in regard to the alleged prescription fraud, according to police reports. A warrant was issued for Crystal McLin Lipe’s arrest.

Deputy Jordan took the Dekalb woman into custody May 5, 2022, at the sheriff’s office and escorted her into the jail, where she was booked at 12:30 p.m. Thursday on the warrant for fraudulent delivery or use of a controlled substance or prescription, according to arrest reports.

Lipe spent the night in Hopkins County jail and was released Friday, May 6, 2022; her bond was set at $100,000 on the second-degree felony prescription fraud charge, according to jail reports.

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The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office is located at 298 Rosemont St., Sulphur Springs, TX 75482. Non-emergency calls can be made to (903) 438-4040.

Author: Faith Huffman

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