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Counterfeit money and meth bust north of Owasso lands two people in jail
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Counterfeit money and meth bust north of Owasso lands two people in jail

Counterfeit money and meth bust north of Owasso lands two people in jail
Photo Credit: courtesy Tulsa County Jail
Counterfeit money and meth bust north of Owasso lands two people in jail

Counterfeit money and meth bust north of Owasso lands two people in jail

A convicted felon is back behind bars accused of making counterfeit money and meth.

John Dougherty, III was arrested by Owasso Police and Tulsa County Sheriff Drug Task Force.

The joint operation was part of a month long investigation.

38 year old Dougherty and 18 year old Amanda Bentley were arrested at a home located in the 12500 block of East 176th Street North, north of the Collinsville city limits.

Owasso Police Captain Tracy Townsend tells KRMG that Bentley is cooperating with authorities and more arrests could be made.

He tells us officers found counterfeit money, computers and printers as well as meth lab components in the home while serving a search warrant.

We're told the home had surveillance cameras and guard dogs.

A news release states Dougherty is a convicted felon and was booked on the following charges:

  •                                 Endeavoring to Manufacture Controlled Dangerous Substance
  •                                 Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance
  •                                 Possession of a sawed-off shotgun AFCF
  •                                 Possession of a firearm, AFCF
  •                                 Use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, AFCF
  •                                 Counterfeiting crimes

Dougherty was taken to a Tulsa hospital for detoxification and decontamination.

The news release goes on to say Amanda Bentley was booked on the following charge:

  •                                 Endeavoring to Manufacture Controlled Dangerous Substance
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