BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. Dec 30 2010– Bartow County Sheriff’s Office investigators said they arrested two metro Atlanta men accused of passing counterfeit money at a Walmart store.
According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, the two were arrested in Walmart on Monday just after 1 p.m. after passing counterfeit bills. Further investigation revealed that the two had also passed false money on Friday, Millsap said. The total counterfeit money recovered was $5,800, police said.
Millsap said that his office contacted the U.S. Secret Service in Atlanta and that it is assisting in the local investigation and recovery of counterfeit funds.
Derrick Lakeith Lee, 27, of Stone Mountain, and Vincent Sulay Boyd, 29, of Atlanta, were arrested. Both were charged with two counts each of forgery upon arrest.
Both were later released after posting $5,000 bond for the charges and are awaiting a court date in Bartow County Superior Court.