Former Razorback Accused of Passing Forged Prescription

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Cedric Cobbs

Police in Bryant, Ark., arrested 32-year-old Cedric Cobbs Tuesday morning (Sept. 17) after he and another man allegedly tried to illegally obtain prescription pain pills.

Officers responded to Fred’s Pharmacy on Highway 5 after Cobb and Gary Hunt, 59, attempted to fill a forged prescription for 180 Roxicodone pills from a Little Rock doctor. When the two men saw the officers, they jumped into their vehicle and sped away. A Bryant officer attempted to pull him over and Cobb eventually stopped, according to a news release.

Cobbs was arrested on charges of conspiracy to obtain drugs by fraud, fleeing, and driving on a suspended driver’s license. Hunt was arrested on charges of forgery and other outstanding felony parole warrants out of Sherwood, Ark., according to a news release. Both men were taken to the Saline County Jail.

Cobb played football at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville between 1999-2003.