Church Point woman stopped with $6,000 in fake money
CHURCH POINT - A Church Point woman who was pulled over for wreckless driving soon found herself in much hotter water.
Upon inspection of the car owned by Jessica E. Stelly, 23, a deputy located $6,000 worth of counterfeit money. Stelly was arrested at 6 p.m. Thursday and charged with sixty counts of monetary instrument abuse, illegal display of a license plate, and improper lane usage.
The Secret Service was contacted and assisted with the investigation.
As of press time, no bond had been set.
There have been a rash of counterfeiting incidents in Acadiana recently with a husband and wife recently being arrested in Vermilion parish in connection with a rash of incidents in that area.