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Brooklyn man arrested for using counterfeit money at Mall of Louisiana

6 years 1 month 4 weeks ago Saturday, July 22 2017 Jul 22, 2017 July 22, 2017 11:58 AM July 22, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A 47-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly used counterfeit money to purchase items at the Mall of Louisiana.

According to arrest records, Dana Mitchell, 47, of Brooklyn, New York was arrested on eight counts of monetary instrument abuse and one count of misdemeanor theft.

Baton Rouge Police were dispatched to the Mall of Louisiana on June 22 after mall security found Vincent to be in possession of several counterfeit notes, along with merchandise he recently purchased from Victoria's Secret, according to arrest records.

The cashier at Victoria's Secret identified Vincent as the person who entered the business and used three one-hundred dollar bills to pay for the items found in his possession. Those bills were later determined to be counterfeit.

Vincent has previously been arrested on charges related to counterfeit money, according to arrest records.

He was arrested and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on the aforementioned charges. His bond was set at $4,500.

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