Terra Buraas: Prolific prescription fraud suspect accused of scoring, selling more than 500,000 pills

CAPTURE UPDATE April 29, 2019 —
Tenino Police say Louis Shipley did the right thing and surrendered Wednesday night and was booked into the Thurston County Jail.

He’s WMW Capture #1088.

Terra Buraas is still wanted in Thurston County and also has warrants for her arrest for hit and run in Kent, driving with a suspended license in Issaquah and a controlled substance/false information violation in Snohomish County.

If you know where to find her, call 911 or submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers of South Sound at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477), or through the P3 Tips App on your phone.

—ORIGINAL CASE —
WANTED IN TENINO April 19, 2019 —
“They’ve stolen a ream of prescription paper. I believe around 600 pages-worth and they are going around to all of Puget Sound, trying to pass-off these prescription forgeries and then what they’re doing is they’re taking those and turning around and selling them so, they’re getting into our communities,” said Tenino Police Ofc. Craig Klumper. “Most of the problems we’re having now with this influx of pills is actually ending up in our high schools and so, that’s kids between 16 and 18 that are getting ahold of these pills and abusing them and so we’re trying to do what we can to stop that.”

She’s 45 years old, he’s 47 and police say they use dozens of fake names.

She felony warrants for their arrest and a history of drug abuse and prescription forgery.

Officers say they’re hitting up and down the I5 corridor, from Arlington to Centralia and led Tenino Police on a high-speed chase that they got away from a few weeks ago in an older maroon Mercury Sable.

If you spot Buraas in your local drug store, or know where she is hiding — call 911 immediately — then submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers through the P3 Tips App, or by calling the hot line at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477).

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