Wednesday, August 17, 2016

MCSO asks public for help in identifying possible suspect

Surveillance photo
CLIFTON, Colo - The Mesa County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a person believed to be trying to use counterfeit money.

Just after 6:00 Tuesday morning a female believed to be in her 20s walked into the convenience store at the Bradley Sinclair gas station on the 3200 block of F Road.

Surveillance photo
The person seen in this surveillance photo allegedly attempted to pay with a fraudulent $100 bill.

If anyone knows the identify of the person in the photo or has information about this crime please call the Witness Tip Line (970) 244-3526 or Crime Stoppers at (970) 241-STOP.

Local businesses also need to be on the alert for counterfeit bills.

To learn more about how to protect your business from fake currency click here.