Nassau Police: Bayside Man Charged with Grand Larceny, Possession of a Forgery Device, Five Counts of Forged Instruments
August 8, 2014
(Garden City, NY) The Nassau County Police Department has reported the arrest of a Bayside, Queens man on August 7, 2014 at 11:30 am in East Garden City.
According to Crimes Against Property Squad detectives, an investigation involving the use of fraudulent credit cards by Andrew Henry, 38, of 4206 A Bell Blvd., Apt. 220, revealed that he, on numerous occasions, presented the credit cards for payment at the Hilton Garden Inn in Westbury where he has been staying since April of this year. Eventually the cards came back denying payment, causing the hotel to sustain a loss of $18,000.
An investigation involving the use of fraudulent credit cards by Andrew Henry, 38, of Bayside, revealed that he, on numerous occasions, presented credit cards which eventually came back denying payment, causing a hotel to sustain a loss of $18,000.
A subsequent investigation revealed that Henry also rented a room at the LaQuinta Inn, Stewart Avenue, East Garden City. A consent search of that room revealed that Henry was in possession numerous fraudulent IDs, official documents, including counterfeit driver licenses and fraudulent credit cards. Also in the room were materials and apparatus used in the production of counterfeiting and forging documents and IDs.
Henry was placed under arrest without incident and is charged with Grand Larceny 3rd Degree, Possession of a Forgery Device and five counts of Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd Degree. He will be arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead today, August 8, 2014.