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Sun, Dec. 08

Vegas duo arrested for passing funny money

KINGMAN – Fake money might be floating through Kingman cash registers.

Kingman Police arrested Stevenson K. Yuen, 25, and Adam J. Bowen, 40, both of Las Vegas, Monday on three felony charges of fraudulent schemes and artifices. Yuen was additionally charged with felony possession of drug paraphernalia, and Bowen with misdemeanor driving with a revoked driver’s license.

Officers responded to a report of a man attempting to pay with counterfeit bills at a business in the 3400 block of Stockton Hill Road. The men had left the scene before officers arrived.

A similar incident was reported at a business in the 1100 block of West Beale Street.

Officers arrived to find Yuen and Bowen driving away. Both Yuen and Bowen reportedly admitted involvement in the offenses at several locations. Officers said they located alleged counterfeit currency and equipment used for printing counterfeit bills. Officers learned Bowen’s license was revoked in Nevada and Yuen was allegedly in possession of assorted drug paraphernalia. Both were booked into the Mohave County jail. The vehicle was impounded. The investigation continues.

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