Articles Tagged With ‘counterfeiting’




Pismo Beach man pleads guilty to counterfeiting

A 51-year-old Pismo Beach man plead guilty today to manufacturing counterfeit U.S. Currency. Kenneth Choate faces a maximum statutory penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine, according to United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner. On May 31,... (Continue reading)

K9 sniffs contraband in Nipomo man’s truck

With the help of a K9, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies found a stolen pistol, heroin, methamphetamine and counterfeit cash in a Nipomo man’s pickup truck. Around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, deputies saw a driver on Highway 101 whom they... (Continue reading)

 Pismo Beach man indicted for counterfeiting

A federal grand jury indicted a Pismo Beach man last week for manufacturing counterfeit U.S. Currency, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. On May 31, a vendor at the Visalia Swap Meet reported to law enforcement that someone was... (Continue reading)

Counterfeit bills passed in Paso Robles

Paso Robles police are searching for two women suspected of passing counterfeit bills at several businesses off Highway 46. [Daily News] On July 26, four counterfeit bills were used at the McDonald’s restaurant and the Chevron gas station on Ramada... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach police arrest counterfeiting suspects

Pismo Beach police officers arrested a man and woman from San Diego on Tuesday who attempted to use a counterfeit $100 bill to make a purchase at an outlet store. Officers responded to the Pismo Beach Premium Outlets around 5:30... (Continue reading)