Police respond to multiple reports of fake cash in Evansville

Authorities in Evansville responded to several reports of counterfeit cash on Thursday.

Police responded to the following restaurants: the Wendy's on N. Saint Joseph Ave., the Arby's at 3600 N First Ave., Heady's Pizza at 4120 N First Ave., the Dairy Queen at 4140 N First Ave., and the Domino's on N Weinbach.

Wendy's

The incident at the Wendy's involved a fake $100 bill. Police said a female with brownish hair ordered food and attempted to pay with the fake bill. The female was reportedly driving a red pick-up truck with a male wearing a gray hoodie in the passenger seat. The drive-thru worker took the cash but realized it was counterfeit. When the worker told the customer this, the customer allegedly asked for the money back. When the worker refused to do so, police said the customer fled from the scene.

Arby's

At Arby's, police said an employee was counting down the drive thru register when they came across two $20 bills that did not feel right. The employee said they were busy all night and didn't have any suspect information. The suspect told police the time was likely between 7 and 8 p.m. when the bills were used.

Heady's Pizza

At Heady's Pizza, there were two reported incidents. One involved a delivery driver who told police they received a counterfeit bill just after midnight. The bill was recovered and placed into evidence.

The second incident at Heady's Pizza was reported btween 6:50 and 7 p.m. where police said a counterfeit $100 bill was used for a purchase.

Dairy Queen

At the Dairy Queen, police said an unknown subject passed a fake $20 bill between 8:30 and 9 a.m.

Domino's

At the Domino's, a fake $100 bill was given as payment for food just after midnight.

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(This story was originally published November 3, 2017)


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