Four Arrested in Counterfeit Conspiracy

Four Arrested in Counterfeit Conspiracy

BAKERSFIELD — Four people from Bakersfield were arrested last Thursday afternoon for allegedly making phony money.

Floyd Elson, 45, 56-year-old Jackie Christiensen, 35-year-old Seth MacCauley and 31-year-old Kristina Riley were all booked into the Kern County Jail on various charges ranging from possession of illegal narcotics, possession of counterfeit currency, conspiracy and manufacturing of fictitious bills.

According to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office, the four were arrested at around 1:30 p.m. on April 23, after deputies assigned to the Tehachapi Major Violators Unit served a search warrant in the 2700 block of Poppy Street in Bakersfield.

Once there, deputies said they found $5,000 in counterfeit money, consisting of fake $100 and $50 bills.

Deputies also seized two computers, a printer, scales, packaging, numerous items of drug paraphernalia, approximately 1/8th ounce of methamphetamine, and items used in counterfeiting from the home.

One of the computers was said to have contained digital templates for counterfeit bills.

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