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Shoals Area Crime Stoppers: Men Accused of Writing Fake Prescriptions For Pain Pills

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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ala. – (WHNT) Russellville Police are looking for two men accused of writing fake prescriptions to get pain pills.

Detectives have the men identified.  Now they need the public’s help putting the suspects behind bars.

According to detectives, Tadarvis Hollamon casually walked into a Russellville pharmacy and handed over a prescription.

Police say the pharmacist goes to fill his order, but quickly realizes the prescription written for oxycodone is fake.

Detectives say Hollamon's counterpart in this crime, Demartin Varner, tries the same technique.

The men walk away empty handed but now face serious charges and police want these men behind bars.

The Sheffield Police Department wants some of the Shoals Area Most Wanted behind bars.

The first two offenders are accused of driving under the influence around the Shoals.

Police say Robert Tompkins has a warrant out for his arrest for DUI.


Detectives also want Christen Reeves behind bars for DUI.


Finally, Brandon Ferrell is wanted on a several charges including: resisting arrest, criminal trespassing, attempt to elude police and disorderly conduct.


If you know where any of this week's Shoals Area Most Wanted may be or where the two men accused of forging prescriptions are hiding out, leave an anonymous tip on the Shoals Area Crime Stoppers tipline at 256-386-8685.

If the information you leave leads to an arrest, it could be worth a cash reward.

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