9:34am

Thu September 4, 2008
WESM Local/Regional News

3 arrested in Ocean City with phony money

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) – Three Washington, D.C., men have been arrested in Ocean City on charges they tried to pass counterfeit money.

Ocean City police say a game operator at Jolly Rogers Amusements contacted police when a man tried to pay for a game with a phony $50 bill on Sunday.

Officers arrested the man and two associates. They are identified as 23-year-old David Bailey, 19-year-old Antonie North and 18-year-old Marquise Young.

Police say officers recovered more than $900 in counterfeit $20 and $50 bills. All three men were charged with possessing/issuing forged currency. Each of the suspects posted $3,500 secured bond.

Information from: WBOC-TV, http://www.wboc.com/