counterfeit arrsts drakesboroDRAKESBORO, Ky. (8/11/17) — Two women were charged with trying to pass counterfeit money at the Dollar Store in Drakesboro last week after an investigation by the Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputy Alex Piper said MCSO received a complaint from Dollar Store employees Aug. 7 that two women came into the store and tried to pay for merchandise with counterfeit money. Deputy Jeremy Rose investigated and charged Regina Ward, 46 of Greenville and Melissa Hocker, 41 of Beechmont with criminal possession of a forged instrument. Hocker was also charged with tampering with physical evidence and promoting contraband.

Both are being lodged in the Muhlenberg County Detention Center.

Rose was assisted by Deputy Scott Bivins, Central City, Greenville and Kentucky State police.

Rita Dukes Smith
SurfKY News Director
Region 3 Vice President

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