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Six Boulder City residents arrested in counterfeiting plan

Six Boulder City residents face charges in connection with the manufacturing and distribution of counterfeit money following a Feb. 21 raid.

Patrick James Covington, 26; Anthony Michael Williams, 30; Anthony David Tracy, 26; Ashley M. Gorman, 22; Alexis N. Keller, 20; and Lori M. Gardner, 34, were arrested following execution of a search warrant at a trailer park at 1501 Nevada Hwy on Feb. 21.

All were booked into Clark Country Detention Center on charges of burglary, the making and possession of counterfeit currency with the intent to distribute, and forgery. They also were charged with forgery as well as a gross misdemeanor charge of conspiracy to commit forgery.

Williams is also facing a felony charge of establishing or possessing a financial forgery laboratory, which included “a printer, cartridges, ‘Southworn’ linen paper and white gel pens,” with the intent to commit forgery

According to the complaint, the members of the group knowingly passed fake $20 bills, including a bill passed at a Boulder City 7-Eleven. Boulder City Police, Henderson Police and the U.S. Secret Service participated int he arrests.

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