Details Released In Century Counterfeit Cash Arrest; Deputies Search For Suspect

August 16, 2018

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is continuing their search for a man they say passed counterfeit cash in Century,  a week after another suspect was arrested.

Montaio Dearies Mitchell was booked into  the Escambia County Jail last Thursday night and released on a $2,500 bond.

An employee of Odom’s Bar on North Century Boulevard  reported the counterfeit $100 was passed to her at the business’s drive-thru window when Mitchell requested a 99-cent bottle of orange juice.

When the employee told him the bill was counterfeit, Mitchell told her to return it to him, and he paid for the orange juice with a $1 bill, according to an arrest  report.

The same day, deputies responded to Odom’s Bar where counterfeit bills were allegedly passed by Antonio Demetrius Ewing. Ewing fled from deputies on foot and was not pursued, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Ewing is wanted for fleeing and eluding law enforcement, driving with a suspended license and vehicle theft. If you have any information on Ewing’s whereabouts, call Crime Stoppers at (850) 433-STOP or the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office at (850) 436-9620.


3 Responses to “Details Released In Century Counterfeit Cash Arrest; Deputies Search For Suspect”

  1. Shut up on August 17th, 2018 11:15 am

    I know these people and they are not bad ppl I grew up with these people they just having a hard life right now praying for them

  2. Tim on August 16th, 2018 12:51 pm

    quick note……..never try to by my juice with a $100.00 bill

  3. Tarrance Wright Sr on August 16th, 2018 7:42 am

    This guy really gone try to pay for a .99 cent juice with a 100 dollar bill when u had a single dollar to pay for it. He knew the money was counterfeit and him and Mr Ewing planned this crime together. Lock both these guys up and give them the Max sentence. I hope they catch Mr Ewing soon. He seems to be a very dangerous guy according to his past criminal history. So if u see him make sure u call crime stoppers PLEASE!! Let’s get this monster off the streets.

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