This guy gives a new definition to the term Dirtbag. Can you imagine using counterfeit money at a kids Kool Aid stand?? I’m sure the taxpayer will be on the hook for his legal defense..
Duluth man charged with passing fake $20 bill at Kool-Aid stand
By Superior Telegram Today at 12:06 p.m.
A Duluth man accused of passing fake $20 bills at a Kool-Aid stand in Lake Nebagamon and a rummage sale in Superior was bound over for arraignment in Douglas County Circuit Court last week.
Steven Alan Wakefield, 46, faces two felony charges of uttering a forgery.
According to the criminal complaint:
Superior Police Officer Tyler Rude responded to a residence on Winter Street on the afternoon of June 18 on a report that a man and woman had used two counterfeit $20 bills to buy two separate items worth $1 and $2 each. The victims described the male suspect’s vehicle and physical description, which included a dragon tattoo on his neck.
The next day, it was reported that a man used a fake $20 bill to get Kool-Aid and change from a child’s Kool-Aid stand in Lake Nebagamon. It had the same serial number as one of the bills from the city case. The description of the man and his vehicle also were similar to the Superior case.
When shown a photo of Wakefield, victims from both cases identified him as the man who gave them counterfeit $20 bills.
Wakefield claimed to be under the influence of drugs at the time and requested a lawyer.
He was released on a $500 cash bond and ordered to have no contact with the victims or the Lake Nebagamon residence. Wakefield also was ordered not to use or possess any controlled substance or drug paraphernalia without a prescription.
His next court appearance was set for Sept. 12. If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of six years of in prison and a fine of up to $10,000 for each count.