Sheriff’s Office Arrest Man for Producing Counterfeit Money

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

  Public Information Officer, Mariano Valle

Cell: 915-479-1678

Office: (915) 538-2119

SheEMAIL: mvalle@epcounty.com

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     On 03/07/2014 the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office concluded an investigation that involved the production of different denominations of counterfeit U.S. currency. The investigation revealed that the fake money was being used to make legitimate purchases through out El Paso County.  On Friday (03-07-14) the Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at the 5000 block of Alps Dr and arrested:

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Ricky Hemphill (29)

He was charged with:

Charges:                                                                        Bond    

Theft of Firearm by Possession                                         $10,000.00

Possession of Marijuana O/20-U/4oz                               $1,500.00

Forgery                                                                            $10,000.00

Possession of C/S PG1 O/1-U/4grams                             $10,000.00

Possession of Dangerous Drugs                                        $10,000.00

Forgery (outstanding arrest warrant)/EPPD                       $5,000.00

Involved in the investigation were:

Sheriff’s Office Strike Team

Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division

Sheriff’s Office Crime Records and Forensic Section

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Immigration and Customs Enforcement/BEST

Investigation continues and no other information will be released.

 

Published 11 March 2014 09:55 AM by mvalle

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