From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
TRUSSVILLE — Detectives from the Trussville Police Department arrested two individuals on Thursday who are charged with multiple counts of forgery involving counterfeit money.
Following a search warrant in Rime Village, in Hoover, detectives arrested Carl Williams Jr. and Angela Morris. The two are charged with criminal possession of a forged instrument in the first degree.
Williams and Morris are accused of allegedly purchasing several items from TJ Maxx using counterfeit currency. According to the Trussville Police Department, the business notified authorities upon discovery of the fake money. Officials then launched an investigation that discovered that between the dates of July and November of this year, Williams, Morris and another individual, Andre Wright, had spent over $12,000 in counterfeit money throughout the Birmingham metro area.
Wright is in the Baldwin County Jail. He will be extradited to Jefferson County. He is being held on a bond of $60,000.
Both Williams and Morris will be transferred to the Jefferson County Jail. They both are being held on $60,000 bond each.
Additional charges might be brought forward as the investigation is still ongoing.