More charges have been filed from an investigation into counterfeit cash from the Hopkinsville Police Department following an arrest Sunday.
According to HPD reports, Jason Godsey, 23, Hopkinsville, was charged with several additional forgery and theft charges following his arrest Sunday.
Around 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Hopkinsville police arrived at a home on East 23rd Street in an attempt to locate Jason Godsey who had several warrants for his arrest, according to an HPD report.
The home belonged to another individual, who gave officers permission to search the house for any of Godsey's belongings. While searching the home officers found 34 fake $20 bills, 3 fake $10 bills and a Canon printer that was being used to print the fake money.
Officers were able to arrest Godsey, who allegedly admitted to printing the fake currency, according to the report.
Earlier Sunday morning, a Fort Campbell soldier advised police that Godsey has used fake money to purchase items he was selling on the Facebook Marketplace, the report added. Godsey reportedly also admitted to that incident.
Godsey was charged with first-degree forgery, first-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and theft by deception under $500, for that incident. He was also served a warrant out of Henderson County for charges of first-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and theft by deception under $500.
Friday, he was charged with three more counts of first-degree forgery, three counts of complicity to theft by deception under $500 and one count of receiving stolen property under $500.
The reports state that on Oct. 23, Godsey was observed on surveillance cameras selling property reported stolen out of Tennessee to a business.
The reports also state Godsey allegedly printed counterfeit money and gave it to Cortez L. Johnson, 24, Hopkinsville, to use at various businesses.
Johnson was also arrested for allegedly using counterfeit money passed to him from Godsey to purchase items from various victims on the Facebook Marketplace.
Johnson is charged with three counts of first-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, four counts of theft by deception under $500 and one count of receiving stolen property under $500.
Johnson was also identified as the suspect who sold a gaming system reported stolen out of Tennessee to a victim on the Facebook Marketplace, the reports added.
This information was obtained through police, police reports or the Christian County Jail. Readers are reminded that a charge is only an accusation and everyone is entitled to the presumption of innocence until proven guilty in a court of law.