3 arrested in Prescott Valley counterfeit ring

Posted at 8:49 PM, May 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-19 23:49:06-04

Three people were arrested on Wednesday in Prescott for allegedly running a counterfeit operation.

Prescott Valley Police said its detectives served a search warrant at a home in the 13000 block of Tijuana Street and found counterfeit material and equipment.

Police arrested three individuals: 18-year-old Lacey Bender, 34-year-old Levi Hockersmith and 38-year-old James Miller, all residents of Prescott Valley.

All three were booked into the Yavapai County Jail under suspicion of forgery and fraudulent schemes.

As a result, police said they were able to close eight open forgery cases.