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Woman arrested on drug charges

A 38-year-old woman believed to be from Wapato was arrested Thursday on charges of attempting to get drugs from Sunnyside Community Hospital using a false name.

According to Sunnyside Police Capt. Phil Schenck, the women, who is believed to be Tina Renee Morales, has six or eight identities she goes by.

"We're unsure of her real name at this time, but we think we've narrowed it down to Tina Morales," said Schenck.

He said the hospital contacted the police department when they realized the same woman had visited the hospital several times, using a different name each time.

She has been charged with obstructing a law enforcement officer and criminal impersonation to obtain drugs.

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