Columbus arrests 2

Published 12:41 pm Monday, August 17, 2020

Polk residents attempt to pass counterfeit money at McDonalds

COLUMBUS—The Columbus Police Department arrested 2 men over the weekend for trying to pass counterfeit money at McDonalds.

Justin Travis Rose, of Mill Spring, was arrested and charged with felony attempt to obtain property by false pretenses, possession of counterfeit money, uttering a forged instrument, possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, carrying a concealed gun and no insurance, according to Columbus Police reports.

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Joe Yeahquo, of Green Creek, was arrested and charged with felony attempt to obtain property under a false pretense, possession of counterfeit money and uttering a forged instrument, according to police reports.

Officers were called and made contact with Rose and Yeahquo. The department says after an investigation both the men were arrested and charged.

Rose was given an $18,000 secured bond and Yeahquo a $10,000 secured bond, according to police reports.