Anthony Leroy Kinsey, 45, of Prineville was arrested around 7:30 p.m. Saturdayon suspicion of forgery, according to Prineville Police Department.
Kinsey solicited change from an unknowing citizen for his $100 bill, according to a police news release. The victim later attempted to use the bill, discovered it was forged and reported it to the police. Police reported receiving other calls about counterfeit bills before the Saturday incident.
Kinsey was being held at Crook County jail without bond allowed on an alleged parole violation until a hearing Friday.