Dover man also charged for August incidents

Rehoboth Beach police have arrested one and are searching for another related to a string of counterfeit crimes that occurred in August.

During the early morning hours of Wednesday, October 31, 21-year-old Rasheed J. Cobb, of Dover, was arrested for his involvement after it was determined that he passed counterfeit $100 bills at five businesses located along or near the Rehoboth Beach boardwalk. In return for the counterfeit money, Cobb received merchandise and change in the form of U.S. currency.  

Cobb was charged with five counts of felony first-degree forgery, five counts of felony second-degree conspiracy and five counts of misdemeanor theft under $1500. He was later released on $10,000 unsecured bail.

A second suspect has been identified as 25-year-old Ishmael G. Lamin, of Newark, and warrants have been issued for his arrest. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Det. Tyler Whitman at (302) 524-1391 or submit a tip through Delaware Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-847-3333 or online at http://delaware.crimestoppersweb.com. Anyone with information can also submit a tip online to the Rehoboth Beach Police Department at https://www.cityofrehoboth.com/form/government/departments/police/submit-crime-tip.

Anyone having contact with Lamin is asked to immediately call 911.