Dover resident arrested, Newark man sought in Rehoboth counterfeiting case

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The Rehoboth Beach Police Department has identified two suspects in a case of counterfeiting on the boardwalk in late August.

During the early morning hours of Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 Rehoboth Beach Police, with the assistance of the Dover Police Department, located and arrested Rasheed J. Cobb, 21, of Dover.

Investigators determined that between August 25th and August 27th, Cobb passed counterfeit $100 bills at five separate businesses located along or near the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk.

Cobb was arrested and charged with five counts of felony first degree forgery, 5 counts of felony second degree conspiracy, and 5 counts of misdemeanor theft under $1500. Cobb was released on $10,000 unsecured bail.

The second suspect was identified as Ishmael G. Lamin, 25, of Newark. Rehoboth Beach Police have obtained warrants for the arrest of Lamin for five counts of felony first degree forgery, five counts of felony second degree conspiracy, and five counts of misdemeanor theft under $1,500.

Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Ishmael Lamin can 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 having contact with Lamin is asked to call 911.

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