Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives Tuesday arrested a second employee at a Port Charlotte doctor's office who was allegedly calling in false prescriptions for herself.
Stacy Lunn Vuolo, 40, 18096 Bracken Circle, is charged with four felony counts of prescription fraud.
Dr. Saligrama Bhat of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine on Harbor Boulevard reported July 3 he believed two of his employees were using his DEA number to obtain fraudulent pain medication scripts. Bhat said they were employees he entrusted with his DEA number to call in scrips for his patients.
Stacy Lunn Vuolo
Detectives arrested Tara Marie Fashauer, 29, 2435 Linton Lane, Port Charlotte, July 23 for illegally obtaining Hydrocodone pills eight times at the Port Charlotte K-Mart Pharmacy. She posted bond.
Vuolo had allegedly duped the CVS Pharmacy at Tamiami Trail and Midway Drive in Port Charlotte. A pharmacist positively identified Vuolo as the person who picked up the prescriptions four times from Dec. 30, 2011, to June 7.
Vuolo was jailed on $10,000 bond.