Local woman charged with unlawful possession of prescription drugs

BY DI STAFF | JULY 19, 2012 6:30 AM

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An Iowa City woman has been accused of possessing prescription drugs that did not belong to her.

Christy McGinnis, 41, 2401 Highway 6 E. Apt. 2433, was charged Tuesday with unlawful possession of a prescription drug.

According to an Iowa City police complaint, McGinnis was arrested for public intoxication. While searching her possessions, officers found a prescription for Mirtazapine that belonged to Thomas Case.

She does not have a prescription for this drug, according to the complaint.

Unlawful possession of a prescription drug is a serious misdemeanor.

— by Amy Skarnulis

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