SONORA — Sonora police arrested Nicole and Bobby Cash on several charges related to counterfeit money, conspiracy and burglary on Friday.
Police were contacted when the pair allegedly tried to buy a milkshake at Carl’s Jr. with a counterfeit $20 bill. When the restaurant wouldn’t accept the counterfeit money, the two left and got into a cab. The employee called police and was able to give a detailed description of both suspects.
A Sonora police officer arrived and saw the two seated in a cab that was attempting to leave the area, police said.
The officer stopped the cab and identified the passengers as Nicole Cash, 28, and Bobby Cash, 34, of Sonora, police said.
Officers determined the two were wanted by the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Department on other charges. Nicole Cash was also out on bail at the time of the incident
During the arrest, the officer found drug paraphernalia and a shopping bag from Ross containing clothing that was purchased with counterfeit bills, police said. The two were transported to the Tuolumne County Jail for booking, at which time Nicole Cash was allegedly found to be in possession of heroin and several additional counterfeit bills.
Bobby and Nicole Cash were booked on multiple counts of passing counterfeit bills, burglary and felony conspiracy. Nicole Cash was also booked on charges of committing a felony while out on bail, possession of drug paraphernalia and for bringing a controlled substance into the jail.