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.

Joshua Raleigh

Joshua Raleigh

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.

Amber Whittamore

Amber Whittamore

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.

 

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