Booneville man charged with having counterfeit money

James Ray Lambert | Photo: Prentiss County Sheriff's Department

A Booneville man is accused of possessing counterfeit money and running away from a Prentiss County deputy.

Posted: Dec 27, 2018 3:56 PM

BOONEVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - A Booneville man is accused of possessing counterfeit money and running away from a Prentiss County deputy.

On Dec. 23, a deputy tried to stop a driver on County Road 1151, but the driver failed to stop.

The driver eventually stopped and ran into a wooded area. The driver was then captured.

James Ray Lambert, 34, was arrested and charged with possession of counterfeit money.

Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar says Lambert had $1,200 of fake money in his possession.

Lambert was also charged with failing to stop for an emergency vehicle, as well as drug possession.

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