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Sisters charged with forging prescriptions

Published On: Apr 30 2014 09:55:45 PM CDT

Meredith Traister, Laura Macdonald

BEAUFORT, CARTERET COUNTY -

Two Carteret County sisters are accused of calling in false prescriptions for each other.

Carteret County deputies and Beaufort Police handled the case.

Meredith Traister and Laura Macdonald, both of Beaufort, were charged with obtaining controlled substances by fraud or forgery.

Investigators tell us additional charges are pending.

Both sisters are in the Carteret County Jail. They are due in court on Thursday.