Knox Man Accused of Stealing Prescription Medication

Aly Delp

Aly Delp

Published October 27, 2018 4:28 am
Knox Man Accused of Stealing Prescription Medication

ASHLAND TWP., Pa. (EYT) — A Knox man is facing a theft charge after he allegedly stole medication from an Ashland Township residence.

Court documents indicate the Clarion-based State Police filed criminal charges against 43-year-old Charles MacKenzie Lenhart, of Knox.

According to a criminal complaint, between the dates of Sunday, August 26, and Friday, August 31, approximately 60 prescription Tramadol pills were taken from the kitchen counter of a residence in Ashland Township, Clarion County.

The known victim reported that Charles Lenhart had been staying at the residence since Sunday, August 26, and she had about half of the bottle of her pain medication left at the time of his arrival. By Friday, August 31, all of the pills were missing. She also said that she had shown him where her Tylenol was located and gave him permission to use it, the complaint states.

According to the complaint, Lenhart allegedly stated that he took the pills, but claimed he thought they were Tylenol and not prescription pills.

The complaint notes that the victim related that Lenhart was the only person with access to the medication.

Based on the investigation, the following charge was filed against Lenhart on Friday, October 26, in Magisterial District Judge Amy Long Turk’s office:

– Theft By Unlawful Taking-Movable Property, Misdemeanor 3

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 8:45 a.m. on Tuesday, November 13, with Judge Turk presiding.

A certified summons was issued on Friday, October 26.

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