Jasper police make counterfeiting arrest

From Local Sources


JASPER — Police made a counterfeiting arrest after receiving a report early Sunday concerning a $100 bill appearing counterfeit that was passed at a fast food restaurant’s drive-through window.

The Jasper Police Department made contact with Jeremy F. Kirkman, 40, Chandler, after being called at 3:30 a.m. to the McDonald’s restaurant at 450 U.S. 231.

While taking Kirkman into custody, police allegedly found him in possession of a smoking pipe and a small amount of a green, leafy substance that field tested positive as marijuana.

Authorities booked Kirkman into the Dubois County Security Center at 5:42 a.m. on preliminary charges that included a Level 6 felony count of counterfeiting and misdemeanor counts of possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.

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