Two charged with using counterfeit money in Waterford

Waterford — Town police said they arrested two New York City men this week for allegedly using counterfeit money at a business in Waterford on or around April 18.

Kamarv Whetstone, 27, of 2549 Holland Ave. in the Bronx, and Tabari Bailey, 27, of 4186 Murdock Ave. in the Bronx, were each charged with third-degree larceny, conspiracy to commit third-degree larceny, first-degree forgery and conspiracy to commit first-degree forgery.

Whetsone, who was arrested Friday, and Bailey, who was arrested Thursday, were each held in lieu of a $40,000 cash bond. Both were arraigned in New London Superior Court and are being held at the Hartford Correctional Center.

The case remains open and another arrest is expected, police said.

The Waterford Police Department Patrol Division, Waterford Police Department Division of Investigative Services, the U.S. Secret Service - Connecticut Financial Crimes Task Force, and the New London County State’s Attorney’s Office investigated the case.


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