Posted On Nov 16 2019 by

first_imgLe Mars Police are investigating two cases of counterfeit money that turned up at local businesses.Police Chief Kevin Vande Vegte says a fake $50 dollar bill was detected February 12th at a local bank and then last Friday a fake $100 bill was given as payment at a Le Mars business.The chief believes the two incidents are not connected and says the $100 bill was false currency that is used for movie productions:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/FAKE.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC……….prop for movies. ;20The $100 bill was clearly marked as motion picture money.Besides Le Mars, the “Hollywood” money has also turned up in Spencer, Storm Lake, and Graettinger.The Le Mars Police Chief says unfortunately, the movie currency looks realistic and is readily available through the internet.last_img read more

Two teens dead after 15yearold driver crashes car in Joliette Que

Posted On Oct 17 2019 by

first_imgJOLIETTE, Que. – Two teens are dead and two are in critical condition after a 15-year-old driver lost control of a vehicle that crashed north of Montreal early Monday morning.Quebec provincial police said five teenage boys were in a car, owned by one of their parents, which crashed into a tree in Joliette, Que. at about 2 a.m.Two passengers aged 14 and 17 died, while a 13-year-old and a 16-year-old were taken to hospital, where they remained in critical condition Monday afternoon.Police say speed may have been a factor in the crash.The underage driver suffered only minor injuries.After meeting with investigators, he was released on a promise to appear in court.He is due in court on Nov. 22 and could be charged with dangerous driving causing death and criminal negligence causing death.last_img read more