Desoto County News

Police seek suspect passing counterfeit money

Southaven police continue to search for a suspect who passed a counterfeit $100 bill at a local convenience store back in late September.   

On Sept. 29, at about 9 a.m., officers responded to the Circle K gas station at 1630 Mississippi Valley Blvd. in reference to counterfeit money. The manager stated that her night shift employee had received a counterfeit $100.00 bill.

Officers were able to obtain security footage that showed the suspect, a Hispanic male entering the store and purchasing 2 packs of Kool cigarettes and also pre-paid for $50 in gas with a counterfeit $100.

Police are now asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect.Anyone with information is asked to call the police department at 662-393-8652 or email

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