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Student arrested for fradulent prescription


A student was arrested at Bulls Country Pharmacy in the Marshall Student Center at approximately 3:20 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon for carrying an allegedly fraudulent prescription.

Ahmed Saleh, 25, a full-time student at USF, was charged with attempting to obtain a controlled substance by fraud and uttering a forged prescription, according to a statement released by UP spokeswoman Lt. Charlotte Domingo. Saleh was released from Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office on a $3,000 bond on Wednesday morning.

“No additional information is available to be released as the investigation is ongoing,” Domingo said.

Student Health Services declined to comment on the incident because of the ongoing police investigation, Student Affairs Communications Director Renee Svec said.


— Staff report