An ongoing investigation regarding counterfeit $100.00 bills in and around the Greenville area resulted in the arrest of a 71 year old Greenville man on Wednesday, October 31.
Two felony forgery warrants were obtained in connection with the passing of counterfeit bills at the Admiral North, 6990 S. Greenville Road and at Michael’s Farm Market, 1944 N. Greenville Road.
In addition to the arrest, the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant of the arrestee’s home in the 200 block of East Summit Street in Greenville. Evidence was recovered that not only supports the forgery charges but may also lead to additional criminal charges.
The Greenville Department of Public Safety and CMET officers assisted with the search. The Secret Service has been contacted.
The case remains under investigation. Anyone with information regarding counterfeit currency is encouraged to contact the detective bureau of the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office, 989-831-7516.