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Man charged with 48 counts of identity theft

By News 5 Staff, news@wcyb.com
Published On: Aug 27 2014 11:06:30 AM CDT
08-27-14_Jermiah Lovelady
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -

Johnson City Police have charged a man they say a man was using his ex-wife and girlfriend's names to get drugs illegally.

Police say Jeremiah Lovelady received over 3,000 Oxycodone pills by filling 26 prescriptions using his ex-wife's personal information. We're told he had also been using his current girlfriend's information to obtain another 3,000 pills.

Investigators say the scheme has been going on for more than year.

Jeremiah Lovelady is charged with 48 counts of identity theft and drug fraud (48 counts).