WINONA, Minn. (FOX 47) -- Winona police have confiscated 11 $20 counterfeit bills.
Winona police Sgt. Chris Nelson said a man and two women used two of the $20 bills Wednesday at the Hei-N-Low Bar.
The bartender called police. Officers pulled over the suspects' vehicle and found seven more counterfeit bills.
Police arrested Ricky Smith, 29, of Minnesota City, Misty Peterson, 27, of Winona, and Amanda Shaw, 22, of Winona. The three face potential charges of passing counterfeit currency.
Nelson said the bills were similar to two counterfeit $20 bills passed at the Walmart in Winona over the weekend.
The Secret Service has jurisdiction over investigating counterfeit cases. Louis Stephens, special agent in charge with the Secret Service in Minneapolis, said he couldn't comment on the Winona case. But he said he wants the public to lookout for counterfeit money. Click here to view tips from the Secret Service on how to identify counterfeit cash.
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