NJ dentist charged with shoplifting www.privateofficer.com
Freehold NJ Aug 12 2012 A Forked River man was arrested after he allegedly shoplifted from Walmart on Sunday, Aug. 5, police said.
Officers were dispatched to Walmart at 7:40 p.m. on the report of an adult male being detained on suspicion of shoplifting. Alan Schwartz, 50, of Forked River was arrested and charged with shoplifting.
Schwartz had attempted to steal $48.78 of merchandise. He was processed and released.
He was previously charged in May with forging prescription blanks, obtaining a controlled dangerous substance by fraud and health-care claims fraud.
Schwartz allegedly presented two prescription blanks for Percocet to two different pharmacies using prescription blanks from a Monmouth County dental office where he was employed part-time. He also worked as a general dentistry specialist at his practice in the Baycorp Building on Lacey Road.
According to the State of New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, Schwartz surrendered his license to temporarily practice dentistry in May 2011.