Laurens man accused of using stolen credit cards

Otsego County sheriff's deputies say a theft from a car in the B.J.'S parking lot helped them nab a criminal who had been using a stolen credit card.

Posted: Nov 17, 2017 7:06 AM
Updated: Nov 17, 2017 9:19 AM

Oneonta, N.Y. - Otsego County sheriff's deputies say a theft from a car in the B.J.'S parking lot helped them nab a criminal who had been using a stolen credit card.


According to the Otsego County Sheriff's Office, 38-year-old Timothy Kolka of Laurens used a stolen credit card at four separate businesses in the town of Oneonta.

Kolka is charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, third-degree forgery and petit larceny. He was arraigned in the Town of Oneonta Court and sent to the Otsego County Jail on $2,000 cash bail or $4,000 bond.

Kolka is set to reappear in court on December 14.

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