POSTED: 9:45 p.m. HST, Aug 14, 2011
Police arrested three people in connection with counterfeit money this morning in Waikiki.
According to police, a 51-year-old Waikiki man attempted to pay for services with counterfeit bills. He also allegedly paid another man with counterfeit money.
As he was being arrested, a 40-year-old Moiliili woman also attempted to pay for services using fake bills.
As the woman was being arrested, she told officers that she had received the money from a 49-year-old man with no local address.
Police located and arrested the second man and in the process of a routine search found drugs and drug paraphernalia.
The 51-year-old man was arrested on two counts of forgery. The woman was arrested for forgery and seven counts of contempts. The third suspect faces charges of forgery and numerous drug-related offenses.