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Police Blotter: Two New Yorkers Arrested Following Identity Theft Complaint

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Sep 012014
 

Police Blotter Logo thx DaveOfficers responded to Best Buy, 53 Boston Post Road for a reported identity theft complaint on Aug. 25 at 8:23 p.m.

During the investigation, police learned that two New Yorkers had made a large purchase using a fraudulent account.

Officers found Jonathan Edouard, 23, of  3 Summersweet Dr, Middle Island, NY and Devone Hedgepeth, 24, of 1059 Union St 5E, Brooklyn, NY, nearby with the merchandise in their vehicle. They were subsequently taken into custody and charged.

Edouard was charged with conspiracy to commit fourth-degree larceny and conspiracy to commit criminal impersonation. He was held on $20,000 bond for court Aug. 26.

Hedgepeth was charged with conspiracy to commit fourth-degree larceny, conspiracy to commit criminal impersonation and second-degree forgery. He was held on $20,000 bond for court Aug. 26.

New York Man Faces Several Charges Following Attempted Larceny

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Jul 262014
 

BEST-POLICE-Patch-EVER-275x300Orange Police were investigating an unrelated incident at Best Buy, 53 Boston Post Road on July 24 at 7:27 p.m. when officers learned that Marcellus Moyse, 30, or 33 Gold St. #409, New York, NY, was attempting to purchase $1,800 worth of electronics with fraudulent identification and a credit card in someone else’s name.

Moyse taken into custody and charged for the attempted purchase, but would not give officers his correct identification.

He was charged with third-degree identity theft, criminal impersonation, third-degree forgery, sixth-degree larceny, interfering with an officer, possession of less than 1/2 oz of marijuana, criminal attempt to commit fourth-degree larceny, first-degree criminal mischief and criminal attempt to escape custody.

 

Later, while in custody and police headquarters, Moyse reportedly damaged the door of the cell he was in as part of an unsuccessful attempt to escape.

He was moved to a different cell and held on $30,000 bond for a July 25 court arraignment