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Pizza delivery driver identifies $20 bill as fake

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From Staff Reports

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Rocky Mount police are cautioning businesses to always take time to verify that any money they receive is actual currency and not counterfeit bills.

A local pizza delivery driver received a counterfeit $20 on March 16 for a pizza. The driver realized it was fake and called police. Officers investigated and determined the customer didn't know the money wasn't real. The customer paid the driver with a debit card and the police seized the counterfeit bill as evidence.

“Take time to take a good look at money,” said Rocky Mount police Cpl. Brad Summerlin.

Anyone with information about any crime in the area is asked to contact Twin County Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111 or crimestoppers@rockymountnc.gov. Text a tip to police at 274637 by beginning messages with RMPOL to direct the tip to the Rocky Mount Police Department and type up to 155 characters about the information.

Rocky Mount police also investigated the following incidents this week:

ASSAULT

46-year-old female on the 1100 block of Pitt Street.

40-year-old female on the 1500 block of Winterberry Drive.

30-year-old male on the 700 block of Amos Street.

21-year-old male on the 800 block of Clark Street.

HIT-AND-RUN

2006 Lexis on the 700 block of Wesleyan Boulevard.

2014 Nissan on the 800 block of Raleigh Boulevard.

2011 Nissan Maxima on the 300 block of N. Howell Street.

2012 Chevy Volt on the 400 block of N. Lee Street.

2013 Toyota Camery on the 3000 block of Sunset Avenue.

2013 Nissan Sentra on the 800 block of Harbour West Drive.

LARCENY

200 block of Main Street; stolen, purse and wallet.

100 block of Greenwood Avenue; stolen, cash.

800 block of W. Raleigh Boulevard; stolen, telephone equipment.

1100 block of N. Wesleyan Boulevard; stolen, license plate.

2600 block of Sunset Avenue; stolen, Oxycodone pills.

700 block of N. Wesleyan Boulevard; stolen, filters.

1200 block of Cobb Corners; stolen, speakers, amplifier.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT

2007 Cadillac DTS stolen from 1300 block of Leggett Road.

RESIDENTIAL BREAK-IN

100 block of Jeffries Cove; stolen, PlayStation 4.

500 block of Center Street; stolen, laptop.

600 block of Henry Street; stolen, Xbox, bottle of Hennessy.

2600 block of Gary Road; stolen, computers and gaming equipment.

700 block of S. Taylor Street; stolen, television set.

ROBBERY

73-year-old male robbed on the 1100 block of N. Fairview Road; stolen, credit cards and cash.

VEHICLE BREAK-IN

2012 Range Rover on the 1100 block of Wesleyan Boulevard; stolen, headphones, gym bag and lotions.

2017 Nissan Sentra on the 400 block of Goldleaf Street; stolen, cash.

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