Greensburg man accused of forging prescription

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By The Staff

A Greensburg man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly tried to fill a forged prescription.

William Jefferson Hagy, 31, of 88 Creason Lane was arrested at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 9.

According to Hagy's arrest warrant, he is accusing of using a false name and address to pick up a prescription for Lortab at Central Drug in Campbellsville.

Hagy was charged with first-degree attempt to obtain a controlled substance by false statement or forgery, a Class D felony punishable by as much as five years in prison.

He pleaded not guilty to the charge in Taylor District Court on Monday, April 13.

Hagy was appointed a public defender. Bond was set at $2,000 and he was ordered to have no contact with the alleged victim. He is scheduled to appear in court again Wednesday.

Campbellsville Police Officer Bart Gilpin investigated.