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Police: Man used counterfeit $20 bill

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CHESTER — A Warrensbrug man is facing a felony charge after police say he used a counterfeit $20 bill to pay for gas.

Burton R. Karson, 48, is accused entering the Stewart’s Shop on state Route 8 in Chester on April 13 and using the fake bill to pay for gas.

Karson was taken into custody during a traffic stop on Monday in Lake George. He was charged with felony first-degree possession of a forged instrument and misdemeanor petit larceny as well as misdemeanor aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.


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