Grande Prairie RCMP charge two with counterfeiting

Hugh Smith

Two people face charges in Grande Prairie after a traffic stop turned up a large number of alleged counterfeit ID's and cash.
The RCMP say that their Crime Reduction Unit found a suspicious vehicle driving near a business north of the city on Thursday, December 6. Police soon found that the vehicle had been reported stolen, and pulled it over. Inside the vehicle, the RCMP say they found $49,627.01 worth of counterfeit cheques, $3,000 in fake foreign currency, 9 counterfeit Alberta health cards, 54 personal cheques, a sin card, a birth certificate, and multiple fake ID's.
29-year-old Kailey Peterschein has been charged with possessing counterfeit money, possessing identity documents, having instruments of counterfeiting, possession of property obtained by crime, and possession of controlled substance.
43-year-old Sydney Grey was also arrested, and faces charges of possession of property obtained by crime, identity fraud, and obstructing a peace officer.
Peterschein will appear in court on Wednesday, December 12th, and Grey will appear in court on Monday, January 28th.

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