ABILENE - An employee at a bank in Trent called the Taylor Co. Sheriff's Office about some suspicious activity on Wednesday at 10:40 a.m. When deputies arrived, they found counterfeit U.S. currency in the vehicle and drug paraphernalia, according to a Taylor Co. Sheriff's Officer press release.
The driver of the car had a Taylor County misdemeanor warrant and was immediately placed under arrest. Furthermore, the rest of the occupants in the vehicle had invalid driver’s license. The car was then impounded.
Three of the occupants in the vehicle were arrested, while the 49-year-old was released.
Christopher Guajardo, of Sweetwater, was charged with Forgery of a Government Instrument, Money or Securities, a 3rd degree felony and a warrant for Display Fictitious License Plate. His bond is set at $11,500.
Benny Caballero, of Sweetwater, was charged with Forgery of a Government Instrument, Money or Securities, a 3rd degree felony and parole violation. No bond set.
Marcos Caballero, of Sweetwater, was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance to wit: Methamphetamine and possession of Marijuana. His bond is set at $3,000.
Members of the Abilene Police Department and the Nolan County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the investigation.
The Taylor Co. Sheriff’s Department also wants people to remember to be attentive when handling and receiving money. Citizens can educate themselves at uscurrency.gov.
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