Two Boyle County men were arrested and charged Thursday after police were called to several businesses where counterfeit money was being passed as real money, Danville police said.
Eric Adkins, 24, and Jorge Ascencio Jr., 27, both of Junction City, were charged with four counts of theft by deception and 31 counts of first-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.
Adkins and Ascencio were taken to the Boyle County jail.
Danville police responded to a Best Western Hotel, McDonald's, Huddle House and Bluegrass Truck Stop, where counterfeit money was being used.
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Police searched the city after receiving a description of a possiblel suspect from witnesses. Police found a vehicle matching a description of the suspect's car at a Taco Bell, and they stopped the car on Hustonville Road, where the two men were arrested.