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Man uses fake ID to get debit card, attempts to steal $6K

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – A New York man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly used a fake ID to get a debit card and attempted to withdrawal money at a Hackettstown bank Wednesday afternoon, police said.

Raymond Johnson, 62, of Brooklyn, NY was charged with third-degree knowingly exhibit a false government issued driver’s license, two counts of third-degree forgery, criminal attempt impersonation and hindering.

At around 3:11 p.m., police responded to Bank of America, located at 78 Main St, in reference to a person using a fake driver’s license, police said.

When officers arrived on scene, the officers met with the suspect who identified himself as Joseph Ball.

Through a police investigation, it was determined that Joseph’s actual identity was Johnson, police said.

It was revealed that Johnson used a fake Washington State Driver’s License to get a new Bank of America debit card and attempted to withdraw $6,500.00, police said.

Johnson was released pending a court appearance.

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By: Jay Edwards Follow on Twitter | Like on Facebook