Police arrest couple on counterfeiting charges

POSTED: 06:34 PM MST Jan 02, 2013 
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Pocatello police said a couple were counterfeiting money.

Officers received a tip Monday night that Samantha Kukkonen-Peterson of Pocatello, 19, and her boyfriend, Richard Hart of Las Vegas, were making fake $100 bills. Police went to a home on the 400 block of Garfield, where they found a printer and other evidence that counterfeiting was taking place.

They were arrested on counterfeit-related forgery charges.