Police: Man arrested for fraud wanted in Florida killing
Posted April 14
RAEFORD, N.C. — Authorities in North Carolina say they've arrested a man wanted in a Florida slaying after he passed counterfeit money at a Hoke County Inn.
The Fayetteville Observer reports (http://bit.ly/2pdlTRb) 28-year-old Paul Alexander Khan and 29-year-old Nyasia Ebony-Joi Nelson were arrested Wednesday on charges of obtaining property by false pretense and use of a counterfeit trademark. The newspaper says the pair is accused of using counterfeit bills to pay a bill at the Raeford Inn.
The Hoke County Sherriff Office said in a news release that Khan and Nelson were taken into custody after deputies conducted a traffic stop on Khan's vehicle.
The release says authorities later discovered Khan was wanted in connection to a homicide in Orange County, Florida.
It's unclear if either Khan or Nelson has an attorney.
Information from: The Fayetteville Observer