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Two charged with attempting to pass counterfeit money at Sussex County QuickChek

FRANKLIN BOROUGH, NJ (Sussex County) – Two people were jailed after attempting to pass counterfeit money last month at QuickChek in Franklin Borough, police said.

On January 5, Tonney Manyango, 29, of Sayreville, and Mohammed Kamara, 30, of Newark, attempted to pass counterfeit currency at the QuickChek. Following an investigation by detectives, New Jersey State Police located both individuals and their vehicle, police said.

Numerous other law enforcement agencies were also seeking Manyango and Kamara for allegedly engaging in similar activity at different locations in and out of New Jersey, police said.

Both were lodged in the Morris County Correctional Facility pending their appearance in Sussex County Superior Court in accordance with the NJ Bail Reform Act, police said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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