OKALOOSA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ARRESTS TWO IN COUNTERFEITING RINGMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Feb 11 2014 3:49 PM
The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has charged two Fort Walton Beach residents in connection with a counterfeiting operation targeting multiple retailers and restaurants throughout Okaloosa County since January 1 st. The OCSO has received nearly two dozen counterfeit complaints since the beginning of the year. An investigation revealed that 33- year old Shawn Lee Morse and 25- year old Meghan Leann Park of 108 Monahan Drive were making and issuing counterfeit money. A search warrant at the Monahan Drive address February 7th turned up uncut counterfeit bills ranging from ones to twenties, loose counterfeit bills, and marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Morse told investigators he was providing the counterfeit money to individuals in exchange for methamphetamine. The OCSO is being assisted in the ongoing investigation By the U.S. Secret Service and additional arrests are expected.