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  • One suspected counterfeiter arrested

    May 13, 2015 4:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said they arrested a man suspected of using counterfeit money in East Baton Rouge Parish recently. Detectives said Tyrone Clark, 20, was arrested Wednesday in Jefferson Davis Parish as a fugitive from East Baton Rouge. Clark is one of two men who deputies... more »
  • Men sought after using counterfeit money

    May 12, 2015 4:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies released photos Tuesday of two men who used counterfeit money at an East Baton Rouge gas station recently. Detectives said on April 13 two different men came into the Circle K at 6678 Siegen Lane to purchase money orders worth $300 each, using money... more »
  • Two arrested and one at large in funny money case

    April 23, 2015 4:30 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies arrested two people and said a third is wanted for using counterfeit money around Ascension Parish. Deputies charged 27-year-old Randal Bridges and 25-year-old William Bridges of St. Amant with theft and monetary abuse. Investigators said they're still looking for a third person, 24-year-old Kristen Dufrene... more »
  • Suspects in counterfeit cash scam caught

    April 18, 2015 2:29 PM

    MORGAN CITY - Two suspects that were caught on camera using counterfeit money in St. Francisville are now in custody. According to the St. Francisville Police Department, the two men were caught in a raid in Morgan City, last night. A female suspect involved in a counterfeit money... more »
  • Fake money making rounds in Ascension Parish check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 16, 2015 6:21 PM

    ST. AMANT - Deputies have some leads in a funny money scheme where hundreds of dollars in fake bills have been passed around Ascension Parish. Thursday, investigators spent the day questioning people who were seen on surveillance video with the fake money. Earlier in the day, WBRZ cameras recorded... more »
  • Two sought for using counterfeit bills

    April 15, 2015 6:06 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies released pictures of two people who investigators said passed counterfeit bills at an Ascension Parish store recently. Investigators said they were called to the Lake Market store on Highway 31 on April 1. Detectives said a man and a woman at the store used the... more »
  • 5 arrested in Slidell counterfeit money scheme

    March 12, 2015 11:27 AM

    SLIDELL - Five people were arrested by Slidell Police following an investigation of a complex counterfeit money scheme that conned several New Orleans area businesses out of thousands of dollars. The investigation began in October of 2014 under Slidell Police Detective Luke Irwin. Over the course of the next... more »
  • Police looking for woman using counterfeit money

    May 6, 2014 3:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A woman trying to make purchases at the Target on Siegen Lane using counterfeit money, is on the loose. Detectives say the woman gave the cashier eleven 20 dollar bills, which were found to be counterfeit. The suspect then left the store, leaving all the fake... more »
  • EBRSO: Woman sought after using counterfeit cash

    December 19, 2012 1:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office released photos of a woman they said used counterfeit cash, and asked for the public's help identifying her. Deputies said the woman in the photo used counterfeit $50 bills to buy gift cards at the Rite Aid on Siegen Lane,... more »
  • Police: Buffalo man tried to eat bogus $50 bills

    September 4, 2012 12:29 PM

    DARIEN, N.Y. - Authorities say a 35-year-old man tried to swallow several counterfeit $50 bills after he was caught trying to use the bogus money at a western New York amusement park. The Genesee County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called to Darien Lake Theme Park and Resort on Sunday... more »
  • Suspect jumps into bayou, search called off

    December 6, 2011 5:42 PM

    GROSSE TETE - Police called off a search for a suspect Tuesday afternoon after he jumped and sank into a bayou that authorities believed was too dangerous to follow him into. At 12:50 on Tuesday morning, an Iberville Parish Deputy pulled a car over containing a driver and passenger... more »
  • EBRSO: Man used counterfeit money to buy liquor

    June 22, 2011 11:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities are looking for a man who used counterfeit money to buy liquor at a Baton Rouge pharmacy. Casey Hicks with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said the man bought two bottles of Hennessy Cognac at the store on 14455 Greenwell Springs Rd. on May... more »
  • Authorities nab three in counterfeit money investigation

    December 23, 2010 3:52 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE- Three men from Baton Rouge are spending the holidays behind bars following a counterfeit investigation by the Ascension Parish Sheriff's uniform patrol division. 24-year-old Carrell Ike, 23-year-old Isaac Cornish III, and 21-year-old Derrick Walker are accused of using counterfeit money at LeBlanc's Payless on Highway 42 in Prairieville.... more »
  • DSPD: Men passing counterfeit bills identified

    December 23, 2010 10:38 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – Two men seen in surveillance photos passing counterfeit money have been identified, according to authorities. Police said after the men’s pictures were shown on local media, they received enough tips to identify them. The men passed counterfeit $100 bills at a Denham Springs Walmart Monday, and were... more »
  • Denham Springs Police investigating counterfeit money

    December 22, 2010 11:01 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – Authorities are investigating counterfeit money that was used recently at a Walmart in Denham Springs. DSPD officers said a pair of men used counterfeit $100 bills recently to purchase items at the Walmart, then left in a white pickup. Surveillance cameras showed the truck is a 90’s... more »
  • Deputies: man used copier in truck to make fake money

    September 20, 2010 11:48 AM

    A man accused of using counterfeit money has been arrested a second time for the same crime. Louis Gene Santiny, Jr. from Grand Isle, La. was arrested in Terrebonne Parish after deputies say he was trying to use a fake $100 bill at a hotel. Employees at the hotel... more »
  • Monroe man convicted of counterfeiting

    June 24, 2010 5:48 AM

    A Monroe man has been convicted of a charge he printed and sold counterfeit money out of his home. Wilbert Ross was convicted of one count of counterfeiting. He faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. His sentencing is set for Oct. 4. FBI... more »
  • Man arrested in Eunice for funny money

    March 3, 2010 8:06 AM

    The Eunice Police Department arrested Michael Anthony Jacobs in connection with an attempt to swap six fake $20 bills for a legitimate $100 bill. Officers say Jacobs allegedly tried to exchange the money at a local convenience store, but the clerk became suspicious and used a special pen used to... more »
  • Man arrested in Clinton counterfeit money scheme

    September 22, 2009 6:03 AM

    East Feliciana Parish sheriff's deputies arrested Antonio D. Moses for allegedly passing a counterfeit $100 bill last week. Moses is charged with one count of monetary instrument abuse. Detectives say more arrests are possible. The bills were printed on washed and bleached $5 notes and do not react to pens... more »

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