Two arrested for Counterfeit in Charles Town

Nicholas McCullen
Nicholas McCullen

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — Two men face counterfeit charges after being arrested following a high-speed chase in Jefferson County.

Jefferson County Sheriff Pete Dougherty tells the Herald Mail the chase began yesterday morning after a report that someone tried to pass a counterfeit American Express Travelers Cheque at the Charles Town Race Track.

Nicholas McCullen, 29, and Henderson Ford, 70, were found with 50 counterfeit $100 bills and 148 counterfeit travelers’ checks, all with a total value of nearly $20,000, as well as a small amount of heroin.

McCullen faces multiple charges including conspiracy, possession of counterfeit

Henderson Ford
Henderson Ford

with intent to utter and attempting uttering.

Ford was charged with conspiracy, and possession of a controlled substance.

Both were arraigned and are being held in the Eastern West Virginia Regional Jail.



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