ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA. — On August 4, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a Lake Charles bingo hall in reference to a report of a man attempting to use counterfeit money.
Upon arrival, deputies discovered Donald D. Lebine, 52, 628 Boston Alley, Lake Charles, attempted to use a $20 counterfeit bill which was detected by an employee at the bingo hall.
During further investigation, deputies recovered $400 worth of $20 counterfeit bills from Lebine’s pants pocket.
Lebine was arrested and booked in the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with 2 counts of monetary instrument abuse.
Judge Kent Savoie set his bond at $1,500.
Lebine is currently on probation until 2018 for a previous armed robbery conviction.
CPSO Detective John Casarez is the lead investigator on this case.