BRYAN (AP) – A couple from Bryan are jailed on four counts of forgery of government money and other charges after authorities say the pair left sheets of counterfeit $20 bills in a trash can at a College Station motel.READ MORE: Dallas County Surpasses 3,000 COVID-19 Deaths, 25 More Reported Tuesday
College Station police say a Wal-Mart receipt found in the can was used to link the couple to security tape from the store and lead to the arrests of 39-year-old Robert Casselman and 35-year-old Heather Patterson.
The Eagle of Bryan-College Station reports police found nearly $1,000 in phony bills in Patterson’s car.
Patterson told officers Casselman likely used the fake money to buy items at Waco Wal-Mart stores, then returned the goods to a Bryan store to get real cash refunds.READ MORE: 'We Still Don't Have Herd Immunity': North Texas Healthcare Community Concerned About Removal Of Mask Mandate
Casselman has several driving-related warrants, and Patterson was also charged with possession of a controlled substance.
Patterson is held on $39,000 bond, Casselman on nearly $35,000 bond.
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