Man charged with using fake money in Monroe County

A man found himself behind bars in Monroe County for allegedly possessing counterfeit money.

Posted: Dec 18, 2018 10:06 PM

ABERDEEN, Miss. (WTVA) - A man found himself behind bars in Monroe County for allegedly possessing counterfeit money.

Billy Dewayne Jones, 28, of Aberdeen, was arrested Saturday, Dec. 15, for disorderly conduct. He was later additionally charged with uttering forgery.

Billy Jones | Photo: Monroe County Jail

He is accused of using approximately $1,600 in fake money in the area.

Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell says Jones was caught using the money at local stores.

The sheriff believes Jones got the money from an online source.

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