Douglas man arrested for forgery

Douglas man arrested for forgery

DOUGLAS, Ga. (WALB) - A business was saved from taking counterfeit money because of a joint investigation between the Coffee County Drug Unit and the Broxton Police Department.

Troopers held a traffic stop on Highway 221 North at the 206 connector in Douglas.

After a brief investigation, Dereck Shawn Porter, 21, was arrested and taken to the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office.

Porter was found with two counterfeit $100 bills, according to troopers.

Porter was charged with two counts of forgery in the 2nd degree.

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