Wanted man caught using counterfeit $1 bill at Lincoln Casey’s, police say

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — The law caught up with a man with three outstanding warrants on Tuesday when he tried to use a counterfeit $1 bill, police say.

Freddy Olivieri, 36, gave the fake bill to a clerk at the Casey’s at 40th and Adams Streets at 12:30 a.m., according to police.

The clerk saw that it was a fraud and called the police.

Olivieri gave officers a false name, and they found $1,328 in counterfeit money, 7.6 grams of methamphetamine, and a knife on him, according to the Lincoln Police Department.

He had three warrants for his arrest on felony charges out of Florida.

Olivieri was arrested on suspicion of first-degree forgery, possession of a forged instrument, possessing a deadly weapon by a prohibited person, and possessing a controlled substance.

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