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2 charged after using counterfeit bills to buy Girl Scout cookies

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Vanbibber (right) and Peterson (left) were charged with forgery after using counterfeit bills to purchase Girl Scout cookies outside of a Highland, Ill. Walmart. (Credit: Highland PD) Vanbibber (right) and Peterson (left) were charged with forgery after using counterfeit bills to purchase Girl Scout cookies outside of a Highland, Ill. Walmart. (Credit: Highland PD)
HIGHLAND, ILL (KMOV.com) -

The Highland, Illinois Police Department has two suspects in custody after receiving a call of two people using counterfeit bills to purchase Girl Scout cookies outside of a Walmart.

Christopher Vanbibber, 33, and Lena Peterson, 31, were charged with forgery (Class 3 Felony) Monday after using counterfeit money to purchase Girl Scout cookies outside of the Highland Walmart on Saturday, March 3.

Police responded soon after the call was made and were able to locate the suspects in a parking lot adjacent to the Walmart where the cookies were purchased.

Further investigation revealed that Vanbibber also passed a suspected counterfeit bill at the Highland Hope Church on the same day.

According to the police report, Peterson was in possession of methamphetamine at the time of her arrest.

Vanbibber and Peterson are both being held on a $30,000 bond. 

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