Colorado man sentenced in local counterfeiting case

Christensen given prison term of 2-6 years


Tony Christensen, 23, was sentenced on Tuesday to a total of 2-6 years in prison on a pair of attempted first-degree forgery convictions.

Cheyenne County District Court Judge Derek Weimer sentenced him to 1-3 years for each of the counts and ordered the terms be carried out consecutively – meaning back-to-back. Weimer said Christensen would be eligible for release in 12 months.

Last month, Christensen pleaded no contest to both charges.

He was arrested on Jan. 29 following a joint law enforcement investigation into counterfeit money being used at Cheyenne County businesses.

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