Nowden claims that the bills were given to him at a local gas station when he got change for a $100 bill. He feels that the pending theft cases from 2007 and an arrest back in July made him a target for authorities seeking to get him on anything.
“This has been going on for four years. They would never take me to trial. They were harassing me. They were harassing my family. People I care about wouldn’t come around any more because they were harassing them.”