Man arrested for passing counterfeit bills
A Fulton County man was arrested on Thursday when police say he was caught passing a counterfeit $100 bill at a Paducah restaurant.
Paducah police say 51-year-old Robert Morton passed a fake $100 bill at Bob Evans.
Police say he was passing counterfeit $100 bills at several businesses including the Walgreens on Irvin Cobb Drive and Kirchoff’s Bakery.
Morton is charged with three counts of first degree criminal possession of a forged instrument. He is also facing drug charges after police found a pipe with cocaine residue in his pocket when he was searched.