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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Ex-employee at Premier Medical Associates sentenced in prescription fraud

Octavias Maxine Steverson

A former employee at Premier Medical Associates in The Villages has been sentenced in the theft of a prescription pad and using it to fill fraudulent prescriptions.

Octavias Maxine Steverson, 29, of Wildwood, was arrested in February 2018 after she picked up 37.9 grams of Hydrocodone at Walgreens on Main Street, according to an arrest report from the Wildwood Police Department. She had arrived at Walgreens in a black GMC SUV and paid cash when she made the pickup, the report indicated. The Premier Medical Associates prescription pad was in her purse.

She had also picked up fraudulent Hydrocodone prescriptions on three other occasions. She always paid in cash.

Last year, Steverson was sentenced to five years probation in the case.

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