3 arrested for using fake gift cards

WESTPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — Police in Westport have three people in custody, they’re accused of trying to use fake gift cards to buy gasoline and cigarettes.

It happened around 4:30pm on Saturday. Police say, when the cards didn’t work the people took off, but not before the store clerk took down their license plate number.

Police caught up with the suspects nearby. Inside their car police found eleven fake gift cards and twenty-four cartons of cigaretts.

Jonathan Donaldson, 32, of Bronx, NY, Oshane Thompson, 23, of Williamsport, PA,
and Anaiah Spears, 22, of East Elmhurst, NY were all arrested.

They’re facing multiple charges including forgery, larceny, and credit card theft. They’re being held on $25,000 bond each and will appear in court next week.

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