When police officers located the suspect, he was allegedly carrying a number of legal documents belonging to other people. Among the allegedly forged items were three social security cards and a birth certificate.
Jersey City NJ police also allegedly discovered the suspect in possession of three credit cards made out in names other than his own.
Moreover, authorities indicated that the suspect was already wanted by law enforcement on two outstanding arrest warrants out of Roselle and Secaucus, NJ.
Jersey City police officers arrested the 24-year-old suspect without incident.
The suspect, who hails from Newark, New Jersey, has been charged with several crimes, including credit card fraud and possession of forged legal documents.
After being placed under arrest and charged, the suspect was moved to the Hudson County Jail in Kearny, New Jersey. He was being held at the correctional facility on a $2,500 bail amount.
To learn more about this case, access the NJ.com article entitled “Newark Man Charged with Credit Card Fraud, Possession Forged Birth Certificate.”