Two arrested after Adairsville Police find counterfeit money

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.


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