Phony C-notes making rounds in Stateline |

Phony C-notes making rounds in Stateline

Staff report

Three individuals in three separate incidents used counterfeit $100 bills on Sept. 30 at CVS Pharmacy in Stateline—and the Douglas County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in identifying them.

Altogether, seven counterfeit $100 bills were used, and in all three incidents, the suspects purchased Visa gift cards in varying amounts and received cash back in change.

The first incident occurred at 12:07 a.m. and the suspect is described as male, possibly Hispanic, in his mid-30s. He was wearing a black hat and a black sweatshirt.

At 4:17 a.m. another suspect, described as male, possibly Hispanic and in his 30s, used counterfeit money at CVS wearing a black heat, gray sweatshirt and gray sweatpants.

The final transaction occurred at 6:24 a.m. and was done by a suspect described as male, Caucasian, and in his 30s. He was wearing a black San Francisco Giants hat, a gray SF Giants sweatshirt, and jeans.

A reward is being offered to anyone with information leading to the arrest or conviction of the suspects, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Department. Your identity is not needed. Call dispatch at 782-5126 or Douglas County Secret Witness at 782-7463.