Members of the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) made an arrest following the discovery of counterfeit money that had been spent in Kenora.  

Officers made the arrest on Wednesday, June 29, at approximately 9:00 am. Police received a call about a person attempting to purchase goods with fake money at a store on Golf Course Road. Officers attended and located the person nearby where he was arrested.  

$18,430 of fake Canadian and American currency was found and seized in the arrest.  

As a result of the investigations, 28-year-old Michael ANDY of Kenora has been charged with the following Criminal Code (CC) offences. 

  • Possessing Counterfeit Money-have in custody, sec 450(b) CC 

  • Uttering Counterfeit Money-utter, sec 452(a)CC X3 

  • Failure to Comply with a Release order-other than to attend court, sec 145(5)(a) CC 

The accused was held for bail.