Georgia men arrested in South MS on counterfeit charges

By Danielle Thomas - bio | email

D'IBERVILLE, MS (WLOX) - D'Iberville police have arrested five people on counterfeiting charges. In jail are Kendrick Lewis, 25, Corey Snelson, 29, Keith Walker, 26, Darren Hart, 44, and Rodney King, 47, all of Georgia. Officers say the men are from Atlanta and Decater.

D'Iberville police allege the men had been buying merchandise from several store chains with counterfeit money then returning the items at stores in other cities for cash refunds.

Police say after receiving a tip on Saturday they caught two suspects in the act at a store in D'Iberville. Three others were arrested in the parking lot.

All five suspects are being held in the Harrison County jail on a $100,000 cash bond.

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