PR man busted with suspected counterfeit money

Nicholas Littlewolf

A rural Park Rapids man was arrested July 19 in Wadena County in possession of suspected counterfeit currency.

According to a Minnesota State Patrol incident report, a state trooper recognized a known revoked-license driver in a 2004 GMC Yukon at State Hwy. 87 and U.S. Hwy. 71 in Menahga.

The trooper stopped the GMC on Hwy. 71 in Blueberry Township. The driver, identified as Nicholas Littlewolf, 23, of Straight River Township, was found not to have insurance on the vehicle. He was placed under arrest and the vehicle was searched.

During the search, a large amount of suspected counterfeit currency and suspected controlled substances were found.

Littlewolf was booked at Wadena County Jail on suspicion of fifth-degree drug possession, no insurance and driving after revocation. The Secret Service was contacted about the suspected counterfeit money, and the incident remains under investigation.

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