Possible Counterfeiter Arrested
On January 29, 2014, members of the San Angelo Police Department’s Criminal Investigations and Patrol Divisions, with assistance from the United States Secret Service, served an Arrest Warrant at a residence in the 4200 block of S. Jackson Street in an attempt to locate wanted person Jeffrey S. McGowen. McGowen was the suspect in an ongoing forgery and counterfeit investigation.
McGowen was located at the residence and taken into custody without incident. Subsequent to serving the warrant, officers located equipment commonly used to produce counterfeit currency along with several counterfeit bills. The counterfeiting equipment and monies were seized by Secret Service.
McGowen was charged with Forgery-National Government Instrument and transported to the Tom Green County Jail.
This is an ongoing investigation.