DeFUNIAK SPRINGS — An Alabama man is behind bars after an investigation of counterfeit bills being passed in the Walton County led to his arrest.
Raymond Paul Nobles, 47, of Harvest, Alabama, was located by a DeFuniak Springs police officer at Lake Stanley Park on Tuesday afternoon, according to a news release from the Police Department.
Detectives arrived to speak with Nobles and search the vehicle he had been driving. They found multiple counterfeit bills and a printer used to make them, the release said.
Nobles was arrested and charged with possession of forged currency, possession of counterfeit tools, and uttering counterfeit bills. He was taken to the Walton County Jail where he is currently being held on a $50,000 bond, the release said.
Heather Leighann Dollar, 23, of DeFuniak Springs, was with Nobles at the time of his arrest. She was found to have drugs and paraphernalia on her while at the park.
Dollar was arrested on drug charges and was booked into the Walton County Jail where she is currently being held on a $10,000 bond, the release said.
“These bills were clearly counterfeit and we appreciate the businesses for reporting it to us so we could take action, Chief Mark Weeks said in the release.
"We will continue to ensure our businesses and citizens can trust the cash they receive.”