Pleasant Plains Authorities Searching For Alleged Counterfeiters

By Benjamin Cox on March 21, 2023 at 2:46pm

The Sangamon County Sheriff’s Office and Pleasant Plains Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two subjects who allegedly passed counterfeit currency.

According to a report on the Pleasant Plains Police Department’s Facebook Page, two male subjects entered the Dollar General in Pleasant Plains at approximately 7:40PM on Sunday and are alleged to have passed counterfeit currency during separate purchases of merchandise.

Police say both men left the area heading westbound in a newer, mid-size SUV.

If you have any information concerning the incident, you can leave an anonymous tip with the Pleasant Plains Police at 217-626-1351, the Sangamon County Sheriff’s Office at 217-753-6666, or call the Sangamon-Menard Crime Stoppers at 217-788-8427.

Anonymous tips may also be submitted on the Crime Stoppers website at or use the P3 mobile app. If your tip results in an arrest you could receive a cash reward.