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Man Arrested for Buying $400 in Applebee's Gift Cards with Stolen Credit Card

Written by Long Island News & PR  |  19. January 2015

Westbury, NY - January 19th, 2015 - The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Rosedale man on Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 6:40pm in Westbury.

According to Crimes Against Property Squad Detectives, defendant DJeffry N. Louis, 21, of 17 Newhall Avenue attempted to purchase (four) one hundred dollar gift cards from Applebee’s located at 1300 Corporate Drive Westbury. The defendant presented a Discover credit card that the complainant found to be suspicious and contacted the credit card company and the police.

The police investigation led to the arrest of the defendant without incident. After the arrest, the defendant was found to be in possession of (four) one hundred dollar Benihana gift cards that were purchased in Westbury at 5:40pm on Sunday, January 18, 2015 using the same fraudulent Discover credit card.

Defendant DJeffry N. Louis is charged with nine counts of Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd Degree and one count of Petit Larceny.  He will be arraigned in First District Court 99 Main Street Hempstead on Monday, January 19, 2015.

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