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Suspect arrested during Morgan Co. traffic stop for narcotics, counterfeit money

Christopher Nicholas

The suspect was booked in the Morgan County Jail with a $15,300 bond.

Posted: Apr 8, 2019 5:34 PM
Updated: Apr 8, 2019 6:52 PM

The Morgan County Sheriff's Office says a suspect is in custody after officials conducted a traffic stop on Saturday at Highway 55 East in Falkville for multiple traffic violations.

Deputies smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle and asked the driver and a female passenger to exit it, the sheriff's office says. More than 3 grams of marijuana and $2,600 in counterfeit U.S. currency was recovered during a search.


Courtesy of the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

Christopher Nicholas, 47, of Eight Mile was arrested for three counts of first-degree criminal possession of a forged Instrument and second-degree possession of marijuana. He was booked in the Morgan County Jail with a $15,300 bond.

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