Lost wallet leads to counterfeiting bust | Crime
Athens, AL (WAFF) - A 29 year old man from Athens is being held in the Limestone County Jail, all because he couldn't keep track of his wallet.
An Athens city officer was taking a look an an unrelated case on Thursday, when he found a wallet on the ground. Inside, was $484 in cash. The officer immediately recognized the bills as being counterfeits. Also inside the wallet - identification belonging to Andy Pettus.
The officer wasn't able to find Pettus at the scene, but had enough evidence to get a warrant for him. Pettus was found and arrested on Friday, charged with Possession of Forged Instruments.
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