Two Accused of Using Teen to Get Prescriptions
Two men are accused of using a 17 year old girl and forged prescriptions to buy drugs at an Alliance pharmacy. 22 year old Rashid Ahmed of Dublin and 18 year old Mohamad Jama of Columbus were arrested Tuesday at the Rite Aid pharmacy on West State Street. Police say they took the girl to Giant Eagle first where they were able to get prescription pills then they went to the Rite Aid, where they were caught. Ahmed is also accused of trying to eat a bag of marijuana hidden in his shoe once he was put in hand cuffs. Both men are facing numerous charges. There's now word on if the teen was arrested.
'Eyes of Freedom' Display, Ceremony at Stark State
It's a striking display, paying tribute to some Ohioans lost in Operation Iraqi Freedom. The "Eyes of Freedom" are life-sized portraits of those Marines from Lima Company 3/25 who paid the ultimate price. The prtraits were done by a Columbus artist. They are on display at Stark State College from Tuesday through Saturday. There's a commemorative ceremony at 12noon on Thursday.