Collin County Sheriff’s Office Criminal investigators on Monday secured a search warrant for a residence located in the 3300 block of University Drive in McKinney. The search warrant was related to an ongoing investigation regarding counterfeit currency being circulated at various area businesses.
Upon executing the warrant, investigators discovered instruments being used to produce counterfeit currency. Additional counterfeit currency was also located and seized.
Investigators arrested 26-year-old Patrick Hernandez of McKinney at the scene.
Hernandez remains at the Collin County Detention Facility on a $35,500 bond. He has several charges, including forgery, possession and theft.