Woman accused of medication theft

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Authorities have accused a Coralville woman of stealing more than $1,000 worth of medication.

Tanisha Newman, 30, has been charged with second-degree theft and failure to affix a drug stamp.

According to an arrest affidavit, Newman stole the medication after agreeing to have sex with the owner. The medication, valued at $1,216.17, included the owner’s life-sustaining medication.

Second-degree theft and failure to affix a drug stamp are Class-D felonies.

— Andy Mitchell