The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of three individuals from Queens for Possession of a Forged Instrument on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 6:15 p.m. in Lynbrook.
According to detectives, Lynbrook Police responded to an auto accident on Sunrise Highway. Defendant Olawale G. Seriki, 29 of 14967 255th Street, Mesha Meronnee, 22 of 8849 208th Street, and Walesca Nelson, 21 of 90-04 210th Street were the occupants of a 2004 BMW involved in the accident. During the investigation the officers discovered numerous re-encoded credit cards, a credit card re-encoding device along with a small skimming device. The subjects were all placed under arrest at the scene.
Seriki is charged with (23) twenty three counts of Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd degree, (1) one count of Possession of a Forgery Device and (1) one count of Unlawful Possession of a Skimmer Device. Meronnee and Nelson are both charged with one count of Possession of a Forged Device and Unlawful Possession of a Skimmer Device 2nd degree. All three defendants will be arraigned on Thursday, July 02, 2015 at First District Court in Hempstead.