Furniture purchase with fake id/credit card leads to arrest

(Photo: Terry Lyles

MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH)  – A South Carolina man has been arrested for attempting to buy thousands of dollars worth of furniture using a false identity and credit card.

Milford Police have charged 42 year old Terry Lyles with identity theft 3rd, forgery1st, forgery 3rd, criminal attempt / larceny 3rd, criminal impersonation, failure to obey officers signs and engaging police in pursuit.

According to police on July 1st Lyles placed an online order with Raymour and Flanigan furniture store on the Post Road for furniture valued at more than $2700 and  employees became suspicious when he showed up at the store on the same day to get the furniture.  Employee’s called police and attempted to keep Lyles in the store but he left.   Arriving police were given the description of his vehicle and attempted to pull him over but it took several attempts to do so.   Police found the false id and credit card on him when he was arrested.

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