Two Charged in Prescription Fraud Investigation

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Two Charged in Prescription Fraud Investigation

On December 5th 2017, a local pharmacy contacted police expressing concerns over fraudulent prescriptions for Methadone.

Shelburne Police launched an investigation which revealed allegations that a man and a woman have been obtaining methadone through fraudulent prescriptions for several months.

On Tuesday December 12th, the two suspects: 31 year old Megan Brinton, and 34 year old Matthew Harold, both from Grey Highlands, were arrested and charged with one count each of: Forgery, Uttering Forged Documents, and Possession of a Controlled Substance.

The accused were released from the police station on a promise to appear and undertaking with a court date in mid-January to answer to the allegations.

If anyone has any information in relation to this case or any other matter, they are encouraged to contact the Shelburne Police Service at 519-925-3312 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at