Limestone County sheriff seizes thousands in fake bills, urges wallet checks

Limestone County Sheriff's Office

The sheriff's office says this is an ongoing problem in the county.

Posted: Feb 5, 2019 3:07 PM
Updated: Feb 5, 2019 5:38 PM

UPDATE: ( 5:30 p.m.) According to the Limestone County Sheriff's Office, a vehicle was also seized, and Billy Howell, 47, of Elkmont was arrested Monday and will face additional charges. 

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On Tuesday, investigators with the Limestone County Sheriff's Office seized $4,400 in cash and nearly $23,000 in counterfeit bills while executing a search warrant at a home.

The sheriff's office says this is an ongoing problem in the county, and people should check their bills for a watermark and magnetic strip. 

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