Woman arrested for having and using forged money

Nava Williams (Source: LMDC)
Nava Williams (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Shively police officers arrested a woman after finding her with counterfeit money,

Nava Williams, 19, was arrested on Wednesday after she bought items at a local Walgreen's and then attempted to return them.

Williams used a fake $100 bill at the Walgreens at 3980 Dixie Hwy. early on in the day to make her purchases. Several hours later, Williams returned to the store with her friend, who attempted to return Williams purchases in order to get the money back. Walgreens then called the police.

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When police arrived, the friend of Williams spoke to officers, denying any knowledge of how the items were purchased and was let go.

Police watched as Williams picked up the friend at a nearby convenience store and then stopped the car Williams was driving. When the police confronted Williams about the counterfeit money, she admitted to using it. Police also found six more fake $100 bills on Williams.

Williams is currently at Louisville Metro Department of Corrections and has been charged with criminal possession of forged instrument as well as several other charges from previous arrests. Williams is scheduled to be in court on August 1.

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