Franklinton Woman Jailed for Fraudulent Prescriptions

RALEIGH -- A Franklinton woman is in jail today for using her family member’s names to obtain fraudulent prescriptions.

Jodileigh Kuuipo Yaso Brooks, 33, was arrested for obtaining hydrocodone by fraud and forgery and trafficking in hydrocodone. Brooks filled several fraudulent prescriptions at various pharmacies in Wake County. On the prescriptions, she used her family’s names as recipients and the name of a previous employer as the medical provider prescribing the drugs to her.

Brooks is being held in the Wake County Jail under a $250,000 secured bond. Her court date is June 3.