Former Memphis Police Officer Indicted

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Paula Jamerson
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Paula Jamerson, a former Memphis Police officer who was assigned to the Ridgeway Station precinct, has been indicted for using fraudulent prescriptions to obtain drugs.

She's been charged with four counts of obtaining a controlled substance by forged prescription after allegedly stealing prescription sheets from her doctor's office on Shelby Drive and using them to fill prescriptions for Phentermine, a weight loss pill.

If convicted, Jamerson faces a class D felony that carries a sentence of two to four years. Jamerson resigned from the police department on January 2nd.

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