November 26, 2018
On Saturday November 23, 2018, Bedford County 911 received a call from a business in Forest reporting they had received a counterfeit $100.00 bill from a black male described as being skinny and having two gold teeth. While the deputy was at the business taking the complaint, 911dispatchers began receiving multiple calls from Forest businesses reporting that they had received a counterfeit $100.00 bill from a black male.
With the assistance of the Virginia State Police, Bedford County Sheriff’s Deputies located the suspect exiting a business in the Forest area. The suspect was identified as Ronzay Buckner, age 19, of Indianapolis, Indiana. He was arrested and transported to the Blue Ridge Regional Jail in Bedford. He was charged with ten counts of counterfeiting. He was also charged with being a fugitive from justice in Indiana for several counterfeiting charges.
The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office contacted the Secret Service and made them aware of the arrest.
Release prepared by Major Ricky Gardner