VCSO “Operation Wild Bills” Nets Nine Arrests

By on June 19, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – An ongoing investigation by the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office into counterfeiting activity found in the Orange City area last summer has led to a number of arrests. Three people who were involved in last year’s activity were re-arrested and six others who are being arrested for the first time in connection with the counterfeiting ring. The six do have previous arrest records.

Here’s the list of those arrested and charged this morning:

·         Frederick Joseph Paqua, ringleader* (DOB 1/11/1963): racketeering, counterfeiting, make/possess counterfeiting tools, uttering forged bills, grand theft, principal to petit theft.

·         Tiffany Ann Timmerman* (DOB 11/28/1983): racketeering, conspiracy to commit racketeering, uttering forged bills, principal to counterfeiting, petit theft.

·         Joshua Howard Huebner* (DOB 7/18/1988): racketeering, conspiracy to commit racketeering, counterfeiting, passing a counterfeit bill with intent to defraud, principal to petit theft.

·         Bryan Carroll Bledsoe (DOB 1/14/1974): racketeering, conspiracy to commit racketeering, principal to uttering forged bills, principal to grand theft.

·         Lorri McCoy Barbee (DOB 8/19/1952): racketeering, conspiracy to commit racketeering, counterfeiting, passing a counterfeit bill with intent to defraud.

·         Tina Marie Giovino (DOB 6/23/1978): racketeering, conspiracy to commit racketeering, counterfeiting, possession of counterfeit bills, principal to uttering forged bills, petit theft.

·         Hope Nicole Lawrence (DOB 1/27/1987): racketeering, conspiracy to commit racketeering, principal to passing a counterfeit bill, principal to grand theft.

·         Catherine Renay Harris (DOB 11/17/1961): racketeering, conspiracy to commit racketeering, principal to passing a counterfeit bill, principal to grand theft.

·         Thomas Alexander Urbanowicz (DOB 12/20/1969): racketeering, conspiracy to commit racketeering, principal to passing a counterfeit bill, principal to manufacturing a counterfeit bill.

VCSO said that there are outstanding warrants for the arrests of two others allegedly involved in the counterfeiting operation. They are 41- year-old Richard Ferraro with bond set at $100,000 and 48-year-old Audrey Rae Campbell with bond set at $20,000. Campbell was also arrested and charged in the original incident in July 2018.

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