By Dexter Figueroa –

As the result of an ongoing DEA investigation with the assistance of Mass State Police and the Milford Police, evidence determined that Harvey Lit, 35, of Milford, while working as a lab technician, had obtained access to a doctor’s computer and appropriated software to prepare prescriptions in the doctor’s name.

Beginning in 2003 and continuing until August 2005, Lit forged 35 prescriptions for oxycontin, and submitted them to the Stop & Shop in Milford where the drug was dispensed.

On June 5, 2006 Lit pleaded guilty to Acquiring Oxycodone by Means of Fraud.

Today, U.S. District Judge F. Dennis Saylor, IV sentenced Lit to to two years’ probation, and restitution in the amount of $18,695.27. During his probation, LIT will be on house arrest for four months; his compliance with house arrest will be monitored electronically.