Two from Kinderhook arrested for forged currency
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Richard L. Mazzone
Troop K Commander
Greenport, New York – On September 12, 2019 the New York State Police from the Livingston barracks arrested, Christopher G. Stevens, age 32, and Julia P. Wojkowski, age 26, both of Kinderhook, NY, for eleven counts of Possession of a Forged Instrument in the 1st degree, a class C felony, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree, and Petit Larceny both class A misdemeanors.
While on patrol, Troopers were notified by staff at Cumberland Farms in Stockport, NY, that two suspects had utilized fake U.S. currency to purchase items in the store, and the store manager had just seen them in the Walmart parking lot in Greenport, NY.
The Troopers patrolled to Walmart, located the suspects, and alerted the Walmart staff for the potential of forged currency. The two suspects, identified as Stevens and Wojkowski, were stopped after leaving the store with stolen merchandise. Further investigation found they were in possession of six counterfeit twenty dollar bills, five sheets of paper with printed counterfeit twenty dollar bills, approximately 2.2 grams of amphetamine and dextroamphetamine pills, and a small amount of Suboxone.
Both Stevens and Wojkowski were arraigned before the city of Hudson Court. Stevens was remanded to the Columbia County Jail without bail, and Wojkowski was released to the custody of the Columbia County Sherriff’s Office for pending charges in the town of Stockport.