Police arrest local man with fake money

By Bonnie Culverhouse

A fugitive from the Minden Police Department is in custody for distribution of synthetic Marijuana and possessing counterfeit cash.

Decorey Lamar Maxie, 29, of the 200 block of MLK Dr., was spotted by Minden Police officer Matthew Hicks on an apartment balcony on Carolina Street.

“Off. Hicks made contact with Maxie and was able to place him under arrest and in a patrol unit,” Minden Police Chief Steve Cropper said. “During the booking process, Maxie was searched and found in possession of a counterfeit $100 U.S. bill. It was seized and turned into the property room at MPD.”

Maxie was booked and transported to Bayou Dorcheat Correctional Center. His bonds total more than $3,000.

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