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Two Men Arrested on Identity Theft, Forgery Charges After Georgetown Traffic Stop

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Teddy Turenne and Joseph Pascall Teddy Turenne and Joseph Pascall

GEORGETOWN, Del.- Authorities say two men are facing multiple charges after a traffic stop in Georgetown led to the recovery of equipment used to manufacture fake drivers' licenses and IDs. 

Police said that shortly after 11 a.m. Thursday, officers stopped a vehicle traveling southbound on Dupont Boulevard in the area of Edward Street for traffic violations.

Police said a search of the vehicle resulted in the recovery of marijuana and numerous items associated with the forging of personal identification documents. Officers located and seized equipment used to manufacture fake drivers’ licenses and identifications, according to police. Items seized from the vehicle included dozens of plastic cards as well as holograms depicting numerous state seals, police said. Additionally, several cellphones, two laptop computers, a barcode scanner and an identification printer were reportedly seized from the vehicle.

Teddy Turenne, 39, of New York, and Joseph Pascall, 29, of Georgia, were arrested for Identity Theft, 15 counts of Possession of Forgery Devices, two Counts of second-degree Forgery, Possession of Scanning Device, Possession of Marijuana and Conspiracy. Turenne was also charged with multiple traffic-related offenses.

Turenne and Pascall were both arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court #2 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in lieu of $40,000 cash bond.

 

Plastic cards recovered from the vehicle that police said were used for fake drivers' licenses and identifications. (Photo: Georgetown Police Department)

 

Holograms depicting numerous state seals police said they recovered during the traffic stop. (Photo: Georgetown Police Department)

 

A printer recovered from the vehicle that police said were used to make fake drivers' licenses and IDs. (Photo: Georgetown Police Department)

 

A scanner recovered from the vehicle that police said was used to manufacture fake drivers' licences and IDs. (Photo: Georgetown Police Department)
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