NEW CANAAN, Conn. (WTNH)- Three New York men are facing multiple counts of forgery and larceny after police catch them in New Canaan with fake licenses.
According to police a resident of Knapp Lane called them on January 13 at about 10:24 a.m. concerned about a package he had received that had his address on it, but the wrong name. The resident later saw a suspicious male on his property and called police. Officers stopped the car a couple minutes later on Old Stamford Road near Weed Street. A passenger,Eleudys Hernandez, stated they were doing charity work and picking up donated property. Upon checking the identification of the three men officers located several fraudulent operators licenses with different names and addresses. One of the licenses did contain the same name the package had along with the Knapp Lane address. The package contained an Apple iPhone and informational material from Asurion which is a cellular phone insurance company.
Hernandez, Jesus Rivera and Randolph Brown were taken into custody and charged with Forgery 2nd degree (6 counts), Conspiracy to commit Larceny 5th degree and Criminal Attempt to commit Larceny 5th degree. Hernandez was charged with Larceny 5th degree. They were arraigned in Norwalk Court on 1/13/15.
An investigation is ongoing to determine if the three men are involved in other fraudulent activities.