The Nassau County Police Department’s major case bureau reports the details of two arrests for criminal possession of forged instruments that occurred in East Garden City on Monday, Aug. 15 at 6:05 p.m.
According to detectives, 20-year-old Brooklyn resident Cedric Metullus and 21-year-old Queens resident Alan Ado Germain attempted to return $3000 worth of merchandise while in Bloomindales department store located at 630 Old Country Rd. by using a fraudulent Connecticut driver’s license. A store employee notified police and the defendants left the scene in their auto. Third Precinct police officers located the defendants in vehicle in the area and performed a traffic stop. The defendants were found to be in possession of fraudulent re-encoded credit cards in addition to the fraudulent driver license.
Metullus and Germain were each charged with two counts of second degree-possession of a forged instrument. Metullus, who was driving with a suspended license, was additionally charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed driving along with several VTL infractions. Both defendants were arraigned on Tuesday, Aug. 16 in First District Court Hempstead.