Police: Man arrested for trying to buy car with phony $100 bills

Police: Man arrested for trying to buy car with phony $100 bills

Police: Man arrested for trying to buy car with phony $100 bills

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Posted on October 29, 2013 at 3:50 PM

Updated Wednesday, Oct 30 at 5:43 AM

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HAMMOND, La. -- Police arrested a man for allegedly attempting to buy a car using phony $100 bills.

Monday, police were called to a residence on Marley Drive. A man told police that Deshaun Williams had tried to buy a car from him using counterfeit bills.

Police said they found Williams a short time later and he was identified by the man given the phony cash.

Williams was arrested for theft by fraud, monetary instrument abuse and introduction of contraband in a penal institute where officers recovered marijuana and hydrocodone during the booking process.

According to Hammond Police, during the investigation, officers recovered over $17,000 worth of fake $100 bills.

Police are warning residents and retailers to aware of this fake bill. The bills have “FOR MOTION PICTURE USE ONLY” written on the right side of the bill.

 

 

 

 

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