The Valparaiso Police are currently investigating the passing of multiple counterfeit bills. During the last week, counterfeit bills of various amounts have been passed in the Valparaiso area. These bills have been as large $100 bills and as small at $20 bills. The bills are passing common tests, such as the use of a detector pen to verify their authenticity. Many of the large bills are utilizing the same serial numbers and have been passed at the same locations. Most recently, $100 dollar bills of this nature were passed at the Dunkin Donuts, located at 1651 Morthland Dr. Please be diligent in checking bills as they are received. If you discover you have received any such bills within the last week, please notify the Valparaiso Police Department. If you have any information regarding the suspect in these incidents, please contact Detective Sergeant Melanie Sheets. Information can also be texted to TIP411 (847-411) and enter “Valpo” in the message field prior to sending the message.
July 10th, 2019|Local News|