Convicted sneaker thief accused of passing counterfeit cash

September 12, 2017 07:38 PM

There's been another arrest for an Albany man who is no stranger to police.

Marquis Dixon, 20, is accused passing a counterfeit $20 bill at a Glenmont gas station.

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Dixon was sentenced to nine years in prison for stealing a pair of sneakers from someone at gunpoint when he was 16 years old. He was released after a Court of Appeals ruled that sentence too harsh.

Since then, Dixon has been arrested several times, including for allegedly threatening his mom with a steak knife.

He’s charged with petit larceny and criminal possession of a forged instrument.


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