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Man, passed out in drive thru, found with stolen prescriptions

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Posted: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 8:57 am

A Columbus area man found passed out behind the wheel in the Waverly Tim Horton’s drive thru on Saturday has been jailed and faces multiple charges, including deception to obtain dangerous drugs.

Waverly Police Chief Larry Roe reports that Patrolman Joe Taylor arrested 24-year-old Paul Jeffrey Waginger, of Worthington, after he was found to be in possession of 1,078 prescription blanks — believed to have been stolen from an Ironton doctor’s office.

Police say Waginger also had seven stolen checks and 17.5 oxycodone tablets in his possession at the time of arrest.

He was charged with deception to obtain dangerous drugs, felony receiving stolen property, felony forgery, aggravated possession of drugs and OVI. He was lodged in the Scioto County Jail and the case is expected to be presented to an upcoming term of the Pike County Grand Jury.

The case remains under investigation by the Waverly and Ironton police departments.

Roe is also reporting that Patrolman Taylor, on Saturday, arrested 32-year-old Waverly resident Wesley A. Brown on four counts of receiving stolen property. According to a report, Brown was arrested while he was trying to cash a stolen check at the Waverly Atomic Credit Union.

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