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Counterfeit Operation Busted

Posted on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 12:25 pm

YATES, BRYAN STEWART - 3517FSheriff’s deputies interrupted a counterfeit operation last week, apprehending a suspect carrying the fake bills.

Deputies Brandon King and Larry Sims arrested Bryan Yates, 44, of Monteagle, in Pelham. Yates had over $250 counterfeit U.S. currency on his person at the time of the apprehension.

Sheriff Clint Shrum says the printing equipment was discovered in Yates’ apartment at Monteagle Green and the case has been turned over to the U.S. Secret Service. Yates was charged with one count of criminal simulation.