Freehold Borough Police arrested a Brick man and a Lakewood man after they allegedly used counterfeit money to purchase goods at Freehold stores.
John Dew, 39, of Schindler Drive in Brick, and Ryheem Johnson, 20, of Kennedy Blvd in Lakewood, each face two charges of forgery and two charges of fraud following multiple Saturday, Nov. 17 incidents.
According to the complaint warrant, Dew entered The Main Street Mini Mart, 41 East Main Street, and used a counterfeit $20 bill while there. Johnson allegedly also used a counterfeit $20 bill at Bahia De Acapulco Fonda. On the same day, both Dew and Johnson both allegedly used a $20 counterfeit bill at The Oak Hill Deli.
The complaint warrant does not state whether or not Dew and Johnson worked together on Nov. 17. Dew has been remanded to the Monmouth County Correctional Institution (MCCI) on $45,000 bail. Johnson was also remanded to the MCCI, his bail was set at $47,500.