On October 31st, the Lawrence County Dispatch received a call from the Dollar General in Black Rock. The caller stated a male and female were trying to use what appeared to be counterfeit $100 bills.

The Black Rock Police began an investigation that turned up a total of five of the fake bills. Once the investigation was concluded, three individuals were arrested in connection with the counterfeit bills. Those arrested were Ross Flinn of Hoxie and Theresa Marie Lewis, Anna Doyle both of Black Rock according to Black Rock Chief Chris Parnell.