Four people have been arrested for passing counterfeit money at Target, and the U.S. Secret Service is investigating.
According to a Wauwatosa police report:
A 41-year-old Milwaukee woman handed a clerk a $100 bill for an $8 purchase. The clerk became suspicious because she saw numerous $20 bills when the customer opened her wallet.
The woman left in a vehicle, which officers pulled over at 102nd Street and Capitol Drive at 5:37 p.m. May 28.
She told officers she had found the bill, which turned out to be a washed and reprinted $5 bill. She was arrested for forgery, possession of drug paraphernalia and on a Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office warrant. Two crack pipes, the butts of marijuana cigarettes and a blunt cutter were found in her purse.
The district attorney is expected to issue charges against her June 27.
The driver, a 49-year-old Milwaukee man, arrested for forgery, being party to a crime and ID theft after he provided false identification to an officer. The two other passengers, a 49-year-old Milwaukee man and a 43-year-old Madison woman, also were arrested for forgery and being party to a crime. In addition, one of the men was arrested on warrants for retail theft with Waukesha and Milwaukee counties.
- Shoulder mount of beloved deer 'Bow Tie' to return to Milwaukee Co. Parks
- Video Tosa Top 5: Five things you need to know about in Wauwatosa this week
- Wauwatosa Ask Now: Will the stone walls of Schoonmacher Creek be repaired?
- Mount Mary University students gear up for CREO fashion show in Tosa
- Art majors find their footing at Mount Mary
- Mystery Photo Contest: May 5
- Wauwatosa Senior Meals: May 9
- Wauwatosa Village streetscape work slotted to begin May 9 (2)
- Wauwatosa In Brief: May 5
- Wauwatosa Police Report: April 24-30