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Police: Brooklyn man used bogus money to buy bus ticket


December 10. 2013 12:16PM

By - elewis@civitasmedia.com




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WILKES-BARRE — A man returning to Brooklyn, N.Y., after his bi-weekly stay at the Sherman Hills apartment complex used counterfeit money to buy a bus ticket, according to charges filed.


City police charged Willard J. Collier, 32, with forgery and theft after he allegedly “shoved” five $10 bills at a clerk in the Martz Bus Terminal while purchasing a bus ticket to New York City.


Police said three $10 bills were counterfeit.


Collier allegedly told the clerk his last name was “Corette.”


The clerk contacted the Scranton bus terminal as the New York City bound bus stopped in Scranton.


Scranton police detained Collier for Wilkes-Barre police.


Collier allegedly told police he comes to Wilkes-Barre every other weekend and stays in Building 304, Apt. 510, in the Sherman Hills complex when he is in town, according to the criminal complaint.


Police said Collier had several thousand dollars when he was detained by Scranton police.


The charges were filed with District Judge Martin Kane in Wilkes-Barre.




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