Counterfeit bills recovered in Stevensville at Food Lion
STEVENSVILLE — Counterfeit bills passed at the Food Lion grocery store in Stevensville were reported to the Queen Anne’s County Office of the Sheriff. On Sept. 30, at approximately 7 p.m. deputies were dispatched to a report of three counterfeit $100 dollar bills being passed at the grocery store.
Upon arrival, deputies made contact with the employees. They reported that the suspect came into the store alone and purchased two $100 dollar gift cards and a birthday cake. The total was $215 dollars. The suspect then passed three counterfeit $100 dollar bills to the cashier. The suspect then left the store and it is unknown what type of vehicle he was operating.
According to the police report the store employees advised that the counterfeit pen did not detect that the bill was fraudulent. It was later found to be fraudulent when a manager caught it while counting the money in the till. After passing the bills, the suspect was able to obtain a total of $215 dollars’ worth of merchandise and $85 dollars in cash.
A photo from the surveillance video of the suspect has not yet been released. However, QACOS Dep. Bush was able to view the video and confirmed the same suspect that passed counterfeit money at the Queenstown Sept. 26.
The suspect is described as African American, male, thin build, with shoulder length dreadlocks. The investigation is ongoing. Outlet on
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