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3 New Hampshire residents arrested in Ogunquit for manufacturing counterfeit currency

The Ogunquit Police Department arrested William Sylvia, Kendra LeBlanc, and Nicole Ashline on Monday. They were charged with aggravated forgery.
Credit: Ogunquit Police Department

OGUNQUIT, Maine — The Ogunquit Police Department made three arrests on Monday, May 11th, after an investigation into the manufacturing and passing of counterfeit currency in Ogunquit. 

Kendra LeBlanc and Nicole Ashline, both of Somersworth, NH, were charged with aggravated forgery. William Sylvia, also of Somersworth, was charged with aggravated forgery and unlawful possession of scheduled drugs.

Scheduled drugs are substances defined by the federal government as drugs with no accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse. 

During the investigation, it was uncovered that the suspects had counterfeit $1, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100 bills, and had passed counterfeit bills at several businesses in the area. 

If you believe you may have recently received a counterfeit bill, or have any information, you are asked to contact Officer Labier at ‪207-646-9362‬.

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