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Deputies on Friday arrested a nurse accused of forging a doctor's prescription to obtain Percocet tablets. 

Brian Stuber, 46, of Naples, was charged with felony counts of forgery to obtain a controlled substance and trying to use the identification of another person without consent, according to a Collier County Sheriff's Office report. 

The Vice and Narcotics Bureau was alerted in late November that Stuber was suspected of stealing prescriptions from a doctor he worked with and of forging one of the prescriptions by listing his own name as a patient to receive 90 Percocet tablets for himself, according to the report. 

At the time, Stuber was working as a nurse for Armor Correctional Health Services, a health care contractor that provides services for the Naples Jail Center, according to the report. 

The doctor noticed his prescriptions were stolen and found that one of his prescriptions was used without his knowledge, the Sheriff's Office report states.

Stuber received the drugs from the prescription Nov. 3, the report says. Upon noticing the theft and forgery, the doctor alerted company administrators, who then reported the theft to the Sheriff's Office, the agency said. The doctor also stated he never treated Stuber as a patient and did not authorize the prescription. 

Detectives said they found Stuber had used the doctor's Drug Enforcement Administration prescriber number, which allows doctors to prescribe controlled substances. That number is considered personal identification information, according to Florida law. 

Detectives went to the pharmacy where Stuber filled the prescription, and employees there identified Stuber, the report states. 

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