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Auburn man charged with passing counterfeit bills

Brian K. Bennett, 43 (Source: Auburn Police Department) Brian K. Bennett, 43 (Source: Auburn Police Department)
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    On Friday, July 17 the Auburn Police Division arrested 23-year-old Luquavis C. Spinks from Auburn on warrants charging him with two counts of possession of a forged instrument first degree and attempting to elude.The arrest is the result of an investigation of a possession of a forged instrument report that was filed with police on July 16 at a business in the 800 block of E. Glenn Avenue.  An investigation by Auburn Police determined that Spinks entered the business and presented...More >>
    On Friday, July 17 the Auburn Police Division arrested 23-year-old Luquavis C. Spinks from Auburn on warrants charging him with two counts of possession of a forged instrument first degree and attempting to elude.The arrest is the result of an investigation of a possession of a forged instrument report that was filed with police on July 16 at a business in the 800 block of E. Glenn Avenue.  An investigation by Auburn Police determined that Spinks entered the business and presented...More >>
AUBURN, AL (WTVM) -

On Friday, July 17 at approximately 5 p.m. Auburn Police officers responded to a report of individual passing counterfeit bills at a business in the 800 block of E. Glenn Avenue.  

Responding officers were given the description of an individual inside of the business attempting to make a purchase with counterfeit U.S. currency. 

The suspect was identified at 43-year-old Brian K. Bennett of Auburn and was contacted still at the business in a vehicle.  

He was taken into custody by officers and a search of the vehicle resulted in the discovery of several more counterfeit bills. 

Bennett was placed under arrest on an outstanding warrant for third degree theft of property. 

A subsequent investigation resulted in him being charged with five counts of possession of a forged instrument in the first degree.

Bennett was transported to the Lee County Jail and will be eligible for a $26,000 bond.

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