Prairieville man accused of printing counterfeit money
BATON ROUGE - Police say a Prairieville man was arrested after investigators found counterfeit money and printing tools in his car Tuesday.
According to Baton Rouge Police, detectives made contact with 31-year-old Justin Rushing at 11100 Mead Rd. shortly after he used a counterfeit bill at a local business.
Police say they searched Rushing’s vehicle and found more counterfeit money, paper, printer tools and a paper trimmer.
Rushing was transported to the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison and charged with six counts of monetary instrument abuse and misdemeanor theft.
Officers say they also confiscated drugs while Rushing was being booked, adding an four drug possession charges to his rap sheet.