A 26-year-old Salem man was arrested Monday for possession of approximately 74 counterfeit one-hundred-dollar bills. 

As a result of a search warrant, Brearton Long, 26, Salem was arrested. 

On March 15th, 2020 at approx. 9:49 pm. Major Eric Mills, members of the Salem City Police Department, and The Washington County Sheriff’s Department executed a search warrant in Salem, Indiana.

The search warrant was in an attempt to locate counterfeit currency.

The Salem Police Department had been receiving complaints from local businesses over the last few weeks.

During the search warrant officers located approximately  $7,400.00 in counterfeit one-hundred-dollar bills.

Long was booked into the detention center on the charge of Counterfeiting Level 6 Felony.