- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 22, 2015

NEWARK, Del. (AP) - Newark Police say a man has been arrested twice for allegedly passing counterfeit money at two restaurants.

Officers were called to Timothy’s Restaurant on Sept. 14 after employees became suspicious of a $100 bill that a customer had used to make a $10 transaction.

Authorities say the money was counterfeit and arrested 23-year-old Dvonte Johnson of Wilmington. He was charged with forgery and theft and released on $3,000 secured bond.

Police say the next day, employees at Grotto Pizza reported that on Sept. 13, someone had paid a $3 transaction with a fake $100 bill. Investigators say surveillance video showed that Johnson making the transaction.

Johnson was arrested again and released on $600 secured bond.


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