Fake Narcotics Prescriptions at Old Greenwich CVS Result in Arrests of Women

Two women from New York face multiple forgery and fraud charges after video surveillance recorded two women visiting the pharmacy at CVS on Sound Beach Ave in Old Greenwich.

Police were detailed to the pharmacy around 3:00pm on Sept 3.

Suspects were identified from surveillance as Zania Tanae Reme, 20, of Queens Village, NY, and Yamelin Cruz, 21, of New York, NY. The women attempted to use a forged prescription to obtain medication, then left the area. The subject later returned to CVS to retrieve a fraudulent prescription and were detained by the officers.

Further investigation revealed the suspects used a fake prescription at a CVS in Stamford to illegally obtain narcotics.

When Greenwich Police caught up with the women they also located marijuana the suspects purses.

The two women were each charged with over 20 counts of Forgery, Possession of Cannabis, Fraudulently Obtaining Drugs and Prescription Fraud.

Neither of the women were able to post their $5,000 Bond. They were placed in GPD cells and were assigned a date on Sept 18, 2020 in Stamford Superior Court.