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Police: Brooklyn Man Arrested After Using Fake ID to Cash Multiple Checks in Nassau County

Walter Tyler, 54, allegedly used a fraudulent Maryland state driver’s license and obtained cash from several banks.

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NCPD reports the arrest of Walter Tyler of Brooklyn, 54, for Grand Larceny that occurred on Thursday, June 1, in Nassau County.

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Nassau County, NY - June 2, 2017 - The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Brooklyn man for Grand Larceny that occurred on Thursday, June 1, 2017 in Nassau County.
 
According to Crimes Against Property Squad detectives, on June 1, 2017 at 12:27 pm defendant Walter Tyler, 54, entered a TD Bank in Hempstead presented a check in the amount of $1,880 along with a fraudulent Maryland state drivers’ license in and was able to obtain the cash in the above amount.
 
On the same date at 12:58 pm the defendant entered a TD Bank in Garden City presented a check for $1,880 and the same fraudulent Maryland state driver’s license and obtained the cash.  
 
Also on June 1, 2017 at 1:30 pm the defendant entered a TD Bank in West Hempstead presented another check for $1,880 along with the fraudulent Maryland state driver’s license and attempted to receive the cash.  The teller of the bank became suspicious and notified authorities.  Defendant Tyler was placed under arrest without incident.
 
Defendant Tyler is being charged with six (6) counts of Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd Degree, 2 counts of Grand Larceny 4th Degree, Grand Larceny 4th Degree (Attempted) and 4 counts of Identity Theft 2nd Degree. He will be arraigned on Friday, June 2, 2017 at First District Court, Hempstead.
 
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