Local Business Receives Two Counterfeit Bills, Secret Service has been Contacted

FREMONT – Fremont Police have received a report of counterfeit bills being used in the community.

According to Lt. Ed Watts with the Fremont Police Department, at approximately 8 a.m. on Tuesday a business located in the 2200 block of N. Broad Street reported receiving counterfeit bills. It was reported the business received a fraudulent $10 bill and a fraudulent $5 bill. There are no known suspects. Both bills have been placed into evidence and Secret Service was contacted.

Also at 3 p.m. on Tuesday officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1200 block of W. Military Avenue regarding a theft complaint. It was reported an unknown person or persons stole a Stihl trimmer and leaf blower from an unsecured shed. The items were valued at approximately $400 total.

At 2 a.m. Wednesday morning officers received a call from a residence in the 200 block of E. Linden Avenue in reference to a burglary complaint. The victim reported when she arrived home, she noticed damage to her front door as if someone had attempted to gain entry. Nothing was reported stolen, and the estimated damage to the door was $100.

And at 2:45 a.m. on Wednesday officers observed a vehicle driving at an excess of 35 miles per hour over the posted speed limit in the area of 2000 E. 22nd Street. A traffic stop was conducted and contact was made with the driver of the vehicle, an 18-year-old male from Fremont. He was cited for Willful Reckless Driving and Speeding.