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Two locals serving time for phoney money scheme

Posted on Friday, November 22, 2013 at 9:00 am

Two counterfeiters are behind bars after an extensive investigation in September 2012 led the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office to arrest two local men for passing phoney money at several local businesses.

LCSO Cpl. Chuck Love, retrieved a counterfeit $20 bill from J.S. Purcell Lumber Company on Sept. 21 last year, and six days later Officer Kevin Morse, of the Town of Louisa Police Department, responded to Domino’s Pizza, where another fake bill had been passed.

According to the sheriff’s office, three additional counterfeit bills from other locations were subsequently identified a having been passed in the area.

On September 28, 2012, Bradley Terrence Tibbs, 30, of Mineral, and Antoine Arness Gunnison, 20, of Louisa, were arrested and charged with possessing and passing counterfeit money.

To read the entire story, see the Nov. 21 edition of The Central Virginian.