Woman charged with the unauthorized distribution of controlled substance

November 15, 2020–5:17 p.m.


A 61-year old Rome woman has been jailed on felony charges of the unauthorized distribution of a controlled substance.

According to the arrest warrant, Dorine Marie Madden wrote and issued 14 prescriptions to herself using the DEA permit of a local physician without his knowledge.

Madden also allegedly wrote prescriptions for two other people as well, according to jail records.

The alleged incidents occurred between April 19 and September 9 of this year.

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