On February 22nd police stopped a motor vehicle for speeding on Meredith Street. During the course of the traffic stop police discovered that the occupants of the vehicle were in possession of a small quantity of marijuana, counterfeit money and suspected stolen property. After further investigation police made the following arrests in relation to this incident,

20-year-old Maleik Garland of Jamaica, NY was charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 2nd, Speed in Zone, and two counts of Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument in the 1st Degree, a Class C Felony. Garland was arraigned in Delhi Town Court where he was remanded to the Delaware County Jail..  After arraignment additional counterfeit money was discovered hidden on Garland’s person during his jail booking. Garland was charged with two additional counts of Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument in the 1st Degree for the additional counterfeits.

22-year-old Chadwade Chambers of Brooklyn, NY was charged with one count of Unlawful Possession of Marijuana and five counts of Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument in the 1st Degree, a Class C Felony. Chambers was arraigned in Delhi Town Court where he was released on his own recognizance.

26-year-old Michael A. Stevens Jr. of Brooklyn, NY was charged with two counts of Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument in the 1st Degree, a Class C Felony. Stevens was arraigned in Delhi Town Court where he was released on his own recognizance.

22-year-old Taijih Bryant of Brooklyn, NY was charged with two counts of Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument in the 1st Degree, a Class C Felony. Bryant was arraigned in Delhi Town Court where he was released on his own recognizance. The counterfeit money seized during the course of this investigation include a total of 133 fraudulent fifty-dollar bills and 5 fraudulent twenty-dollar bill