Law enforcement officials released the following information:
•Counterfeit bills: two men entered a store in the 500 block of East Waring Street Tuesday and purchased items, then left the store and returned to purchase more items; the store owner subsequently discovered the two had used counterfeit $10 bills to make each purchase; Ware County Cpl. Bill Thomas responded to the store and seized the bills and a video of the activity at the business; Ware County detectives are investigating.
•Burglary: Waycross police responded to an alarm at a business in the 500 block of Carswell Avenue at 10:10 p.m. Wednesday and found the front door had been knocked open; inside, a display case was broken and jewelry was stolen; some of the jewelry was recovered about a block away; police believe there are two suspects in the case; Waycross detectives are investigating.
•Identity fraud: a resident of the 3200 block of Parohde Lane (which has an address of Alma but is in Ware County) reported to Deputy James Aldridge that he discovered a credit card in his name had been sent to another town at the request of the recipient; the card was then used numerous times to make purchases of about $900; the victim learned of the fraud when the credit card company contacted him to confirm a $400 purchase; he denied the charges and the purchase was canceled; the victim spoke with the credit card company and it is being “worked out;” Ware County detectives are investigating.