Male Arrested for Counterfeiting Money

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On June 13th, 2017 officers with the Criminal Investigations Division of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service arrested 37 year old Derek Roberts of Dufferin Street for the possession and production of counterfeit money.

On June 13th, officers executed a search warrant at the residence of the accused. During the search, officers located an amount of counterfeit Canadian currency in $5.00, $10.00, and $20.00 denominations. Officers also located counterfeit American Currency in $50.00 and $100 denominations.

Officers also located plastic templates used for making counterfeit currency as well as a colour printer and other instruments used to produce counterfeit currency.

The accused was arrested at the scene and has been charged with one count of possession of counterfeit money, one count of making counterfeit money and one count of possession of instruments for making counterfeit money. He will appear in bail court today.