RPD: 3 arrested after 1 tried to pass counterfeit bills
RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) – Richmond police say three people are in jail after one of them tried using counterfeit money at the Redi Mart on N. Second Street.
Officers say they received a call about the phony bill at about 6:45 p.m. on Saturday. When they got to the store, officers say they discovered that Aaron B. Raleigh, 27, had tried to use a counterfeit $100 bill to make a purchase. Raleigh was taken into custody, and officers say they found Citalopram and Trazodone pills on him without a prescription.
Also at the Scene was Joshua A. Raleigh, 26, who was determined to be intoxicated. Officers took him into custody also, and say they found a packet of heroin on the ground where he had previously been sitting.
24-year-old Amber P. Whittamore was also at the scene with the two men, and was arrested. Officers say they found her in possession of a syringe, heroin, and two Tizanidine pills.
All three were taken to the Madison Co. Detention Center. Aaron Raleigh was charged with criminal possession of a forged instrument, and possession.
Joshua Raleigh was charged with possession and tampering with evidence.
Whittamore was booked on possession charges.