OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) -- A man who pleaded guilty and was sentenced to prison for passing counterfeit $100 bills at yard sales in Tupelo is appealing his case.
Terry Thomas Brown of Huntington, Tennessee pleaded guilty to one count passing counterfeit securities in federal court in June of 2012.
Tupelo police arrested Brown and another man shortly after they purchased $45 in merchandise at a yard sale in the city using a fake bill in August of 2011.
Officers said at the time of the arrests, they also recovered $5,300 in bogus checks.
Brown was sentenced to serve two years in prison, three years probation, and to make restitution to his victims.
The other man arrested, Anthony D. Jones of Birmingham, was sentenced to time served plus probation in the case.
Brown filed his notice of appeal Wednesday in U. S. District Court.