Couple arrested after allegedly passing realistic fake currency in Cottonwood Heights

COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah – Two individuals from California were arrested Monday after allegedly passing realistic looking counterfeit bills in Cottonwood Heights.

According to Officer Jeff Potter with the Cottonwood Heights Police Department, Helena Lucky and Clinton Curry Jr. went into a local Home Depot and bought merchandise with the fake money.

The two then went to another store, where they were allegedly returning the merchandise for legitimate cash, Potter said.

Details regarding how Lucky and Curry were arrested were not known at the time of this report.

Cottonwood Heights Police released photos of the counterfeit currency in a Twitter post.