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Police: Mason City man facing felony forgery charge after being in possession of fake $50 bills

Police say Wilmarth, who was driving while revoked, was found to be in possession of four fake $50 bills.

Posted: Mar. 5, 2018 8:53 AM

MASON CITY, Iowa – A man pulled over for having a headlight out found himself in more trouble after police say he had fake currency in his pocket.
Nicholas Wilmarth, 29, of Mason City, is facing a felony forgery charge after being pulled over Sunday at 6:53 p.m. in the 00 block of 6th St. NE.
Police say Wilmarth, who was driving while revoked, was found to be in possession of four fake $50 bills.
According to court documents, Wilmarth told the officer that the money was fake and that a friend gave them to him.
He is being held in the Cerro Gordo County Jail on $6,000 bond.

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