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Man Arrested on Forgery Charges in Fenwick Island

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Sidney V. Rogers III, 25 of Washington D.C. Sidney V. Rogers III, 25 of Washington D.C.

FENWICK ISLAND, Del.- Delaware State Police arrested a Washington D.C. man in possession of several counterfeit bills.
 
Troopers were dispatched to the Harpoon Hanna’s Restaurant Sunday morning for a possible fraud complaint. An employee of the Harpoon Hanna’s Restaurant advised that a friend  made a post on social media about the suspect using counterfeit bills at another restaurant in Ocean City. This suspect matched the description and was later identified as Sidney V. Rogers III, 25 of Washington D.C.

Police say Rogers attempted to pay the check with seven counterfeit bills which totaled $155. Upon discovering the money was counterfeit,  Rogers tried to give the employee an additional $160.
 
Rogers was transported to Troop 4 in Georgetown and was charged with seven Felony counts of Forgery 1st degree; Possession of Counterfeit Bills and Theft by False Pretense. He was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 3 in Georgetown and committed to Sussex Correctional Institute in default of $36,000 cash bond. 

If anyone has witnessed or may have any information in reference to this or similar incidents are asked to contact Cpl. T. Powell at 302-856-5850 of the Delaware State Police Troop 4 in Georgetown.  Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com  or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."
 
If anyone has witnessed or may have any information in reference to this or similar incidents in Ocean City, Maryland are asked to call Ocean City Police Department at 410-723-6610.

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