Houghton County Man Arrested For Counterfeiting

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Houghton County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Houghton County man has been arrested on a felony counterfeiting charge.

26-year-old Nicholas Edwards of Hancock was arrested after authorities investigated a report of suspected counterfeit money passed at a Copper Country business on Sunday.

Police searched a residence in Hancock and seized large amount of counterfeit money.

Edwards was arraigned in Houghton County District Court on one count of Counterfeiting/Possession of Coins, which is punishable by up to life in prison.

He was lodged in the Houghton County Jail and faces a preliminary exam on December 14th.

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