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Police Blotter: Woman Charged With Criminal Impersonation, Identity Theft, More

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Jul 112018
 

On June 19, Orange Police responded to the Chase Bank at 262 Boston Post Road, at 2:46 p.m. in regards to a fraud complaint.

During the investigation, officers learned that Amy Capozzi, 33, of Waterbury, was inside the bank attempting to make a withdrawal on an account that did not belong to her.

According to police, upon questioning, Capozzi admitted that the identification she carried had her picture, but the information was for someone else.

She was subsequently taken into custody and charged with first-degree forgery, second-degree forgery, criminal impersonation, attempted fourth-degree larceny, two counts of third-degree identity theft, Illegal possession of prescription drugs and violation of probation.

During processing, she was found to have prescription medication on her person that was not prescribed to her. She also had a warrant with the Milford Department of Probation. That warrant was served as well.

Capozzi was held on a total of $20,000 bond, for court on June 20.

Orange Police: Man Charged With Identity Theft

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Nov 262016
 

screen-shot-2016-11-26-at-2-34-33-pmOfficers responded to a fraud complaint at the Verizon Wireless store, 116 Boston Post Road at 2:46 p.m. on Nov. 10.

During the investigation, officers learned that Wilson Cabezas, 47, of New York City had presented identification with his own photo, but another person’s name and information in an attempt to purchase two wireless phones using the other person’s account.

Store employees recognized the transaction as fraud and contacted police.

Cabezas was charged with second-degree identity thft, criminal impersonation, second-degree forgery and criminal attempt at fourth-degree larceny.

He was held on $50,000 bond

Orange Police: Victim Penalized Due To Identity Thief’s Actions

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Aug 212016
 

Screen Shot 2016-08-21 at 6.38.44 PMA woman surrendered herself at police headquarters onAug. 12 at 11:30 a.m. after learning of a warrant for her arrest.

Police said the warrant stemmed from a traffic stop in May of 2015, when Monique Morales, 28, of 155 Bungay Rd, Seymour, presented another woman’s driver’s license as her own to the police officer that stopped her.

That officer issued a ticket for the traffic stop, which went unpaid. The unpaid ticket resulted in the innocent person’s license being suspended.

When the license owner learned what happened, she reported it to police, and investigation determined that Morales had presented herself as someone else in order to evade responsibility for the traffic ticket.

An arrest warrant, charging criminal impersonation, third-degree identity theft and interfering with a police officer was issued and served as listed above.

 

Morales was released after posting $1,000 bond, for court Aug. 25.

 

Orange Police Request Public’s Assistance

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Jul 212015
 

11694873_847333881986702_371809565614481137_nThe Orange Police are asking the public to help identify a suspect in an identity-theft case.

On Saturday, July 18, the woman pictured here found a wallet that did not belong to her and used the credit cards inside to make purchases at the Target and Lowe’s stores in Orange.

If anyone recognizes her or her vehicle, please contact Officer William Edwards at 203.891.2130 x 415 or via email at wedwards@orange-ct.gov.

Any information you might have, no matter how seemingly insignificant, may help Officer Edwards solve this case.

11214153_847333991986691_7497008892955928136_n—Posted on the Orange PD Facebook Page

 

Orange Police: Man Charged With Identity Theft, Larceny

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Jun 032015
 

Orange Police Headquarters

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On Tuesday, May 12, Aaron Sisson, 20, of Ansonia, surrendered himself at police headquarters at 6:47 a.m. after learning of a warrant for his arrest.

According to police, the warrant stemmed from an investigation into money missing from the former Radio Shack store, 90 Boston Post Road, where Sisson was employed.

A total of $2,803.83 reportedly was taken from the store.

Investigation led to the development of the arrestee as the suspect, and the warrant was obtained.

Sisson was charged with third-degree larceny, second-degree identity theft and criminal impersonation.

He was held on $3800 bond for court later that day.

Orange Police: Woman Charged With Identity Theft

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May 122015
 

Police Blotter Logo thx DaveA New Haven woman was party to an unrelated incident and officers discovered she was wanted on a warrant on April 27 at 9:19 p.m.

According to police, the warrant against Kelly Hoyt, 28, of 397 Edgewood Ave., New Haven, stemmed from an incident in 2013 when she used a Florida resident’s personal information to obtain cell phones and phone service at a store in Orange.

Hoyt was subsequently taken into custody and charged with third-degree identity theft, fourth-degree larceny, third-degree computer crime, conspiracy to commit fourth-degree larceny, and attempted sixth-degree larceny.

She was released after posting $5,000 bond for court May 11.

 

Police Blotter: Hamden Teen Charged With Identity Theft, Credit Card Theft

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Dec 102014
 

Police Blotter Logo thx DavePolice responded to a theft complaint at the Chuck E. Cheese restaurant, 82 Boston Post Road on Nov. 29 at 7:14 p.m.

During the investigation, officers learned that a restaurant patron had her purse stolen inside the restaurant, and that her credit cards were then used inside the restaurant.

Officers viewed video showing Zhane Flynn, 18, of 310 Putnam Ave, Hamden, using the complainant’s credit cards to purchase tokens for the video games inside the restaurant.

Flynn was subsequently taken into custody and charged with two counts of credit card theft, two counts of illegal use of a credit card, second-degree identity theft and sixth-degree larceny. 

She was released on a promise to appear in court Dec. 12.

It was later determined that Flynn also was wanted by the New Haven Police, and she was turned over to their custody.

 

Police News: Shelton Woman Charged With Identity Theft

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Nov 222014
 

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On Monday, Nov. 17, Lynn Skerlick, 57, of 21 Barry Road, Shelton surrendered herself at police headquarters at 10:35 a.m. after learning of a warrant for her arrest.

According to police, the warrant service was the culmination of an investigation that began in September, when the Orange Police Department received a complaint that the credit card of a town resident had been compromised.

Officers learned that the owner of the card, a local elderly woman, was ill and residing in a rehab facility when her former home health aide had used her credit card numerous times, usually to buy gas and cigarettes — total of fraudulent usage was $5573.84.

Skerlick was charged with first-degree identity theft, third-degree larceny, third-degree forgery, illegal use of a credit card, criminal impersonation and credit card theft.  

She was held on $5,000 bond, for court Nov. 18. 

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.

Two Face Numerous Charges Following Fraud Complaint

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Feb 012014
 

Police Blotter Logo thx DaveOrange police were dispatched to Best Buy, 53 Boston Post Road on a fraud complaint Jan. 29 at 4:06 p.m.

Investigation revealed that two New York residents had attempted to use fake identification to sign up for store credit and purchase $2,969.97 worth of merchandise.

According to the report, store employees recognized the application as fraudulent and contacted police.

 

 

Allsion McVey, 23, of 2252 7th Ave, Apt 5A, New York, NY and Daquan Bruce, 28, of 10923 24th Street, Queens, NY were taken into custody.

McVey and Bruce both were charged with third-degree larceny, three counts of second-degree forgery, third-degree identity theft, making a false statement to procure a credit card, criminal impersonation, sixth-degree larceny and conspiracy to commit each of the previously listed charges.

McVey was held on $10,000 bond for court Jan. 30.

Bruce was held on $15,000 bond for court Jan. 30.