The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Far Rockaway man for Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument that occurred on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 12:40 pm in Woodmere.
According to Crimes Against Property detectives, the defendant Jermaine Zied, 17, of 1136 Brunswick Avenue did meet the complaint, 16, at 929 Broadway to purchase clothing. The complainant was paid in counterfeit bills, five (5) hundred dollar bills, one (1) twenty dollar bill and one (1) ten dollar bill. The complainant left scene and then noticed 2 of the bills had the same serial number. The complainant returned to confront the defendant and chased him to Church Avenue and Carlyle Avenue. Fourth Precinct officers responded to the location for a disturbance and placed the defendant into custody. The defendant had five (5) additional counterfeit hundred dollar bills in his possession.
Zied is charged with ten (10) counts of Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument and will be arraigned on Friday, May 27, 2016 at First District Court in Hempstead.