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Janesville police arrested three Chicago residents Wednesday on charges of passing counterfeit bills at two local businesses.

Officers responded at 4:58 p.m. Wednesday to Milio’s Sandwiches, 2228 Humes Road. A witness told police two men had fled the store after passing counterfeit $50 bills, according to a news release.

Police located a suspect vehicle in a business parking lot in the 2300 block of Humes Road. The vehicle’s driver told police the passengers had fled to a nearby hotel, according to the release.

Officers arrested two men at the hotel and a woman on an outstanding warrant. Arrested were:

  • Elijah C. Robinson, 34, on suspicion of felony uttering, attempted uttering, theft by deception and a probation violation.
  • Marquis D. Harris, 18, on suspicion of felony uttering, attempted uttering as party to a crime, theft by deception and possession of marijuana.
  • Janyah R. Dejareaux, 26, on a fugitive complaint and a charge of possession of marijuana.

Police believe two businesses accepted counterfeit bills, and they are still searching for others that might have been targeted, according to the release.

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