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NORTH CHARLESTON, SC - Wednesday night around 1 a.m. a North Charleston Police Officer was arrested in North Charleston for possessing counterfeit money during a traffic stop.

An officer pulled the man over for speeding in excess of 110 mph. Authorities found a police badge that identified the suspect as Officer Huggins of the North Charleston Police Department.

Staff at the detention center discovered a counterfeit $100 bill while processing Mr. Huggins.  Upon inventory of Mr. Huggins vehicle officials located a silver flask in the center console.

Both the money and the flask are being held as evidence.

Spencer Pryor with the North Charleston Police department tells us that Officer Huggins has been with the department since March 2013 and is currently on Administrative Duty while the incident is investigated by the Office of Professional Standards.

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