Jun 15, 2017 2:50 PM

Police arrest 2 brothers accused of using counterfeit $100 bills at NH city businesses


LEBANON — Police arrested two New York brothers who allegedly used counterfeit $100 bills in the city.

The Lebanon Police Department took numerous reports on May 31 of counterfeit bills being passed at various businesses in Lebanon. On the same day, the Woodstock, Vermont Police Department arrested two men for passing $100 bills in Woodstock.

An investigation revealed that the suspects arrested in Woodstock matched the description of the suspects in Lebanon, police said.

Officers obtained arrest warrants for Steven Medina, 23 of Bronx, New York, and Jeffery Medina, 24 of Bronx, New York.

On June 13, both suspects turned themselves in, police said.

Steven is charged with two felony counts of forgery and Jeffery faces one count of felony forgery.

Both suspects had an arraignment Wednesday. Steven was held on $5,000 cash bail and Jeffery was released on $10,000 personal recognizance bail.

The investigation is ongoing and further charges are expected, police said.

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