ALBUQUREQUE (KRQE) - Two women faced a judge Saturday, charged with getting drugs with forged prescriptions.
Victoria Zapata, 33, and Claudia Padilla, 24, were in court Saturday after being arrested in December of 2010, after a forgery investigation.
According to the criminal complaint, police say they discovered both Zapata and Padillas forging prescriptions for oxycodone from a doctor at the Presbyterian clinic on Montgomery northeast.
Saturday they were in court, charged with fraudulently obtaining a controlled substance.
Both have bonded out of jail.
Northbound Interstate 25 is closed at San Felipe after a deputy directing traffic at a snow-related crash was hit by a vehicle.
Meeting 211 goes to the University of New Mexico Lobos. The Lobos and New Mexico State renewed their rivalry on a basketball court Wednesday night with the Lobos winning 79 to 70.
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