NESCONSET, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A St. James man has been arrested for burglarizing a doctor’s office after he was caught trying to fill forged prescriptions at two local pharmacies on Friday, police said.

Police say 41-year-old Andre Machate tried to get a prescription filled at a Smithtown CVS shortly before 3 p.m. and fled after the pharmacist became suspicious of its authenticty.

Machate then allegedly went to another CVS in Nesconset, but was arrested when he returned to pick up his prescription.

Detectives recovered the forged prescription and a blank prescription pad that police said Machate had stolen from a doctor’s office last year.

Police said Machate broke into the doctor’s office by smashing a glass window near the front door on Nov. 28, 2011.

Machate has been charged with burglary, forgery and criminal possession of stolen property.

  1. lee says:

    The FBI and DEA fabricate evidence, steal from suspects and use murder to close those bad cases.
    Corrupt FBI and DEA use no-knock warrants to enter suspect’s homes while they are away and steal items.
    They mostly steal watches, jewelry and less frequently expensive prescription drugs by returning a second time and swapping them with fakes.
    Some of them where stealing wear item parts off of cars, swapping them with old worn out parts from their personal autos and in some cases leaving the auto in a dangerous state. They can remove a car from your garage aparently whenever they feal like it. For us common citizens this would be called grand theft auto, for corrupt FBI and DEA employees this is allowed .
    They also loosened a gas fitting to my furnace which filled my garage with gas fumes because I continued to complain after their death threats.

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