Police Make Arrests For Alleged Counterfeit Bills

The Marion City Police Department says that on March 30, at approximately 8:36pm, a male subject entered the Speedway gas station on Delaware Avenue and attempted to purchase merchandise with counterfeit $20 bills.

The clerk told police she noticed a difference in the bills and verified they were not legitimate when the bills were marked with a currency pen. The clerk kept the bills and the subject paid for his purchase with real money.

According to police, the suspect was later identified as Joey Lee Callahan, 23, of 253 Libby Lane.

Man Sought For Drug Trafficking

Investigation Leads To Eight Drug Arrests

The MARMET / METRICH Drug Task Force has announced the conclusion of a five month long drug trafficking investigation as of April 2, 2010. The task force says the investigation has led to eight arrests, with several more pending.

Arrested were: