Breaking News Bar
updated: 2/6/2010 2:24 PM

Des Plaines woman in jail on felony drug acquisition charge

Success - Article sent! close

A 45-year-old Des Plaines woman will spend the weekend in jail after prosecutors say she tried to obtain prescription hydrocodone from a Park Ridge pharmacy while free on bond for allegedly committing a similar offense in July 2009.

Christine M. Pahnke, 1812 Sycamore St., was charged with one felony count of unlawful acquisition of a controlled substance by fraud.

Order Reprint Print Article
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

On Friday night, she allegedly posed as a doctor and called a pharmacy to fill a prescription in a relative's name. Bond was set at $40,000 for the current arrest and Pahnke faces a March 3 court hearing in Rolling Meadows. Because of the pending trial in the 2009 incident, she will appear before a judge at the Skokie courthouse on Monday.

Share this page