The Rochelle Police Department is investigating 4 counterfeit $100 bills that were passed at area businesses on or about 102618. The serial numbers on all the bills is the same: G21681745A.
It appears the suspects made small purchases, in order to maximize the amount of change they would receive.
Video from two businesses show that the two suspects, both male blacks (seen in attached photos) were traveling together in a Silver Chevrolet Suburban.
The Rochelle Police cautions business owners who are taking large bills, especially for small purchases, to take extra care to make sure the bills are not counterfeit. If you locate a counterfeit bill call the Rochelle Police immediately. If the suspect attempts to leave do not try to detain him / her, simply get the best description you can of him / her, and their vehicle, if possible.
Anyone with information about this crime is urged to call the Ogle-Lee Crime Stoppers at 1-888-228-4488.
Rewards of up to $1000.00 are paid for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the offenders.