June 17, 2019–11:03 a.m.
Adairsville Police recently arrested two people for using counterfeit money at local fast food restaurants.
According to a news release, a lookout was issued for an SUV and police made a traffic stop on Highway 140.
A manila envelope full of counterfeit bills and a firearm were observed in the vehicle.
A search of the SUV turned up more counterfeit bills and receipts from many businesses.
It is believed bogus bills were used at three restaurants in Adairsville.
Officers recovered $1,560 in fake bills.
28-year old Jerrod Paulin Turner of Buford and 34-year old Kia Simone Chin of Lawrenceville were charged with 1st-degree forgery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.