Warning to local merchants!

Washington County Sheriff's Dept

Orange County Sheriff Josh Babcock recently contacted the Washington County Sheriff’s Department to share information, regarding counterfeit money.

Sheriff Babcock advised that several counterfeit bills have recently surfaced in Orange and Lawrence Counties. A couple of counterfeit one hundred dollar bills and a counterfeit fifty dollar bill were recently passed to local merchants in Orange and Lawrence Counties. 

Please share this information with local merchants and cashiers. 

Counterfeit detector pens can be purchased to help detect counterfeit bills. 

If you believe you may have received a counterfeit bill, please contact the Salem City Police Department at 812-883-5100, the Washington County Sheriff’s Department at 812-883-5999 or the Indiana State Police at 1-800-872-6743.


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