Suspects Wanted for Attempting to Pass Fake $1 Bills in Helendale

HELENDALE – Two suspects were captured on surveillance footage when they went into a Helendale store attempting to pass counterfeit $1 bills officials said. Now the police need the public’s help to identify these two.

Authorities said that one September 14, 2016, the first suspect bought his items and then handed money to the second suspect. The second suspect made his purchase, but this time the clerk realized the bills being used for both purchases were counterfeit. The suspects both fled the store in a late-model silver sedan.

Suspect #1 us described as a white man that is 30-40 years old, 6’ tall, medium build with a goatee. The second suspect is described as a white man in his early 20’s, 5’10” and thin build.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Deputy Michael Erwin at the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station 909-552-6800. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at

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