3 arrested for making funny money

Tamara Baker

Investigators and narcotics officers work together to arrest three people accused of making fake money.

Wesley Watkins, Tamara Bake, and Eric Jackson were all arrested Thursday by Ardmore Police relating to manufacturing and distribution of counterfeit money. Watkins and Bake were arrested at a home in the 1600 block of Refinery Road. Jackson was arrested several hours later.

According to police there have been reports of counterfeit money being circulated at local businesses in the past month. Police say they were mostly $20 bills and urge all local businesses to keep checking for fake bucks.

Police say there may more suspects and asks anyone with information to call Ardmore Police.