Suspect Arrested After Passing Phony Money to Elk Grove Businesses

A Sacramento man was arrested Friday after he allegedly passed counterfeit money to several Elk Grove businesses. According to Elk Grove ...

A Sacramento man was arrested Friday after he allegedly passed counterfeit money to several Elk Grove businesses.

According to Elk Grove Police,e, officers responded to a call at the Quiznos store on Elk Grove-Florin and Bond regarding a customer who attempted to make a purchase using a fraudulent $20 bill. Upon arrival, an officer attempted to contact 32-year old Joel Wurch who ran away in an effort to escape and refused to stop.

The suspect was eventually detained. Wurch was was arrested for possession of narcotic paraphernalia, resisting/obstructing a peace officer and possession of fraudulent U.S. Currency.

Officers later determined that Wurched had passed fraudulent $20 bills at three other nearby businesses including Pizza Guys, Cigarettes Plus and Wendy’s.

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Anonymous said...

Hmm, did the phony $20 bill have Bernanke's picture on it?

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