The Clarkstown Police Department arrested a 25-year-old female for purchasing merchandise using a store credit card she had allegedly obtained using fraudulent identification.
On May 24, 2015 at approximately 1:20 p.m. the Clarkstown Police Department responded to a report of possible fraud at the Best Buy Store, located at the Palisades Mall in West Nyack. Police say Akuudo Petrie, 25, of Brooklyn, NY attempted to purchase merchandise by opening a credit card account using a South Carolina driver’s license from another person. The amount of her purchase was $3,700. After a brief investigation it was determined that Petrie had a fraudulent driver’s license as well as a fraudulent credit card.
Petrie was arrested and charged with criminal possession of forged instrument in the second degree (felony), identity theft in the second degree (felony) and grand larceny in the third degree (felony). Petrie was arraigned in Clarkstown Justice Court. There was no bail set and she was remanded to the Rockland County Jail. She is due back in court Wednesday.