Gardiner. State police are investigating counterfeit bills being passed in the Hudson Valley

30 Sep 2020 | 10:51

State Police in Highland is investigating an incident that occurred on Sept. 14 at Tantillo’s Farm Market, 730 Route 208 in the town of Gardiner.

At approximately 3:36 p.m. a counterfeit 100-dollar bill, serial number LE09714562E, was passed by a woman who had tattoos on her right forearm, left arm and on her chest, that said “Ethan” in a circle.

The woman was a passenger in the pictured black Cadillac that was operated by a Black male with no front plate or identifiable markings.

Police said he has been known to pass the bills in the Village of Florida in Orange County.

This is a multi-jurisdictional investigation. The $100 bill with the serial number LE09714562E has been passed in Orange, Ulster and Dutchess counties.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Investigator Matthew Terwilliger at the state police barracks in Highland at 845-691-2922.