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Counterfeit Bills Lead to Arrest at Local Motel Tuesday


The first call from a clerk of a convenience store located in the 400 block of South 14th street came in at 7:21am reporting that she’d taken a counterfeit bill.  The second call came in at 9:41am from the same convenience store reporting that they’d received another counterfeit bill.

Four subjects were arrested from a motel nearby and are being held for Possession of Methamphetamines and Possession of Paraphernalia.

Jonathan J Koppel, age 30 of Stillwater, Jeanette M Roberts, age 23 and Brittany N Raulston, age 29 both of Ponca City. Joseph L Lucas, 37 of Ponca City faces the same charges and also had two outstanding fail to pay municipal warrants.

Officers found counterfeit bills during the booking process of Lucas.  The investigation continues.