Franklin Police say a counterfeit $20 bill was discovered at Kentucky Downs on Tuesday, Jan. 7.

According to the police report, an Antioch, Tennessee man attempted to use the bill when it was discovered the money was counterfeit.

The man told police the bill came from a business that he owns.

Officer Craig Hansen’s report said the counterfeit bill was confiscated and will be turned over to the Secret Service.

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Franklin man on five charges following a traffic stop.

Jacob Gaines Denning, 33, was charged with failure to or improper signal, possession of a controlled substance — methamphetamine, prescription controlled substance not in proper container, failure to produce insurance card and drug paraphernalia — buy or possession.

Deputy sheriff Quintin Wright arrested Denning at Kentucky Downs following the traffic stop made at about 4 a.m.

The arrest citation said three items containing a white crystal like substance were allegedly found inside the vehicle. It said a Suboxone pill was allegedly found in Denning’s possession.

Franklin Police arrested a Springfield, Tennessee man on Dec. 31 in connection with the recovery of a car reported stolen from White House, Tennessee.

Mark Adrian Plunk, 34, was charged with receiving stolen property and third degree criminal trespassing.

The arrest citation said the vehicle and Plunk were located at Walmart.

Police were initially called to Walmart in response to a suspicious person where Plunk was walked out of the business to a vehicle he allegedly said he was in.

The arrest citation said the car was reported stolen two days earlier.

Officer Robert Matthews made the arrest.

Franklin Police arrested a Joelton, Tennessee man on two criminal possession of a forged instrument charges on Dec. 27.

Walter Ian Kaye, 60, was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.

The arrest citation said Kaye allegedly attempted to cash a fraudulent check at German American Bank on Nashville Road after allegedly cashing a check for almost $2,000 at German American Bank on North Main Street.

Officer Tim Summers made the arrest.

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