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Counterfeit cash seized in I-95 traffic stop

Posted July 24, 2015

Darryl Halifax

— Cumberland County deputies seized an undisclosed amount of counterfeit money during a Thursday traffic stop on Interstate 95, authorities said Friday.

Deputies stopped a speeding 2014 Nissan Versa on southbound I-95 and asked for consent to search the vehicle because of suspicions of criminal activity, authorities said.

In the glove compartment, deputies found a wallet with some counterfeit cash, and they then found a suitcase with more bogus bills in the trunk.

Darryl Halifax, 20, no address provided, was charged with possession of counterfeit instruments and was being held Friday in the Cumberland County jail under a $15,000 bond.


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  • Ray Lee Smythe Jul 25, 2015
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    Was the Secret Service notified? That's a Federal crime.

  • Paul Jones Jul 25, 2015
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    It makes you wonder just how much fake cash is floating around. There might be a fake bill in your pocket.

  • Rick Fetter Jul 25, 2015
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    We are so lucky that these criminals are so stupid.

  • Caitlin Stevens Jul 24, 2015
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    Shocked, Shocked I tell You !

  • Jim Frei Jul 24, 2015
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    Ha ha. Bet the cops thought they hit the jackpot with a civil forfeiture.

  • Scott Scheffel Jul 24, 2015
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    No one ever said criminals were the smartest bunch!!

  • Roy Hinkley Jul 24, 2015
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    Also, he basically looks annoyed in his mugshot.

  • Jessica McDougald Jul 24, 2015
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    I think that if I were going to be carrying any counterfeit cash, I would probably NOT speed or do anything to attract any attention to myself... that's just me though...