The Oelwein Police Department has made arrests in an investigation that involved the illegal manufacturing and distribution of counterfeit money.
According to a report from KWWL, Oelwein police executed a search warrant last Saturday in the area of Sixth Street NW in Oelwein. Officers seized items used to manipulate currency, printers, items used to manufacture currency, counterfeit currency and illegal drugs from the residence.
Officers also went to another location in the area where they located and sized nearly $4,000 in counterfeit currency.
Police arrested 41 year old Forrest Spitzer of Oelwein on charges of fraudulent practices and possession of a controlled substance. They also arrested 21 year old Michael Miller of Oelwein for fraudulent practices and the theft of lottery tickets, both Class D felonies.
The investigation is continuing with further arrests and charges pending.