Friday, May 25, 2012

2nd Shelton man arrested in probe into counterfeit bills

By Register Staff
SHELTON — Police Thursday arrested a second man in connection with an investigation into counterfeit bills passed at a local convenience store.
Patrol officers served an arrest warrant on Gary S. Ouellet, 48, of 52 Shinnacock Trail. This arrest is a follow up to the incident Detective Richard Bango was investigating in which two $20 counterfeit bills were passed on May 5 at Cumberland Farms, 819 River Road, police said.
Ouellet was charged with first-degree forgery and sixth-degree larceny, police said. He was released on a court set bond of $5,000, with a court date of June 7 in Derby.
On May 15, detectives had arrested 22-year-old Kyle S. Ouellet of the same address. At the time detectives seized approximately $7,000 in counterfeit money, police said.
Shelton police said in a release that they do not expect to make any more arrests.

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