Checking local police reports, two men were charged with unlawful acquisition of a controlled substance and theft over $500 after they obtained a prescription through another person’s name.   Charged are 23-year-old Paul Pierce and 21 year old Ira Crawford, both of Edwardsville.  Authorities say the two allegedly obtained codeine with another person’s prescription at the Alton Walgreen’s and obtained cough syrup with codeine from the Collinsville Walgreen’s last week.  They also allegedly attempted to make another illegal prescription purchase at the Edwardsville Walgreen’s the same day.  


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