Counterfeit US notes seized

July 12, 2018

The Hunts Bay Police are advising members of the public to be on the lookout for counterfeit US$100 notes that may be in circulation.

This caution comes against the background of the seizure of 150 of the notes by a team from the Mobile Reserve on Mahoe Drive, Kingston 11 on Wednesday.

One man, 32-year-old Winston Bartley, otherwise called ‘Redman’ of Tavares Garden, Kingston 11 was arrested and charged with possession of counterfeit notes.

Reports are that about 11:45 a.m., Bartley was found in possession of the counterfeit notes when the vehicle he was travelling in was stopped and searched.

The notes have the serial numbers LF74647441J, LL16005565E and LK41997755D.

Bartley is booked to appear in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on Monday, July 30.