Prescription fraud trial for Lauderdale County woman began Monday

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LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — A Lauderdale County woman who was accused of prescription fraud appeared in court Monday for her criminal trial.

Kimberly Blalock was arrested in February 2021 and charged with possession of a controlled substance by fraud.

According to court documents, Blalock obtained opiates by misrepresentation, alteration of prescriptions, or the use of a false name.

Blalock has been out on bond since her arrest.

Her trial began Monday at 8:30 a.m. at the Lauderdale County Courthouse.

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