Man charged with counterfeiting after police watch him make fake $20 bills

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- A man was arrested on counterfeiting charges after police spotted him cutting out fake $20 bills from a sheet of photocopied bills, according to court records.

South Bend Police were at a home on E. Fox Street on August 3 working an investigation on behalf of one of the residents when they spotted a man in a back bedroom cutting out fake $20 bills, according to the probable cause affidavit.

The man was identified as Robert O Turner Jr, reports said.

As Turner was taken into custody, officers located a small amount of cocaine in his pocket, reports said.

Turner has been charged with one count of counterfeiting and one count of possession of cocaine.

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