Man wanted for passing counterfeit bills in Richlands

NEWS RELEASE

Onslow County Sheriff’s Office and Richlands Police Department are asking for the public’s help identifying a male wanted for passing counterfeit bills.

On December 6, 2018 at approximately 2:00 pm, deputies responded to Walmart in Richlands for a report of counterfeit money being passed. Investigation shows that the suspect also passed counterfeit hundred-dollar bills at the Family Dollar and Dollar General inside the city limits of Richlands.

The suspect is described as a black male estimated to be in his late 20s to early 30s, approximately 5’11 to 6’1 in height, with weight estimated to be 180-190 lbs. He appears to have a short beard and was wearing dark pants, a dark colored hoodie and black sneakers at the time. He was seen driving a silver hatchback vehicle, possibly a Hyundai, unknown tag.

Anyone with information about this incident or who can identify the man shown, please contact Onslow County Sheriff’s Office at 910-455-3113, Detective Gibbs at 910-989-4059, michael_gibbs@onslowcountync.gov,

or Crime Stoppers at 910-938-3273. Please refer to case 2018019585 when calling. You may also contact Officer Tollefsrud at Richlands Police Department at 910-324-5777.

Crime Stoppers offers cash reward of up to $2,500 for information that is deemed of value or assistance to law enforcement. Information can also be anonymously texted via Text-A-Tip by typing TIP4CSJAX and your message to 274637 (CRIMES). Callers to Crime Stoppers may remain anonymous and never have to reveal their identity.

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