'Cloud' of fake $100 bills thrown out of car during police chase in Lockport

Posted at 10:34 AM, Jun 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-12 10:34:58-04

A Buffalo man led police on a pursuit through Lockport while throwing fake $100 bills out the window of his vehicle, according to police.

Police say 23-year-old Christopher Matyjakowski failed to stop for authorities on Lincoln Avenue in Lockport at around 2:30 p.m. Monday afternoon. According to police, during the pursuit, a 'cloud of money' was thrown out of Matyjakowski Honda's window. 

Police tell us Matyjakowski crashed and left his vehicle on Bunker Hill Road. Deputies used a drone and a K9 to locate the suspect. The K9 was able to track down Matyjakowski at a residence on Bunker Hill Road.

Police say Matyjakowski was in possession of counterfit $100 bills. Matyjakowski was taken to ECMC for crash-related injuries.

Matyjakowski was arraigned at the Town of Royalton Court. He was taken to the Niagara County Jail.


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