Raleigh-Durham International Airport police have charged a man from California with using a stolen driver's license number on identification so he could "travel between states ... obtaining marijuana."
Kamran Yousefzai, 29, had been dropped off at the airport to “pick up something” when security officers noticed him, RDU spokeswoman Mindy Hamlin said.
Police did not disclose what it was that brought Yousefzai to their attention, but they stopped him and charged him with identity theft, possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor possession of marijuana.
Thery did not disclose what they believed he was getting at RDU.
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Arrest warrants list Yousafzai as living in Reseda, Calif., in Los Angeles County.
When he was booked into the Wake County Detention Center, however, he gave an address of 3700 Winged Foot Road in Greensboro, a single-family home that Guilford County records show is owned by a couple named Yousafzai.
In a warrant alleging identity theft, RDU police said Yousafzai had information from a California woman’s driver’s license. Police found that he had used her license number on a license that had his photo, Hamlin said.
Police confiscated Yousafzai’s U.S. passport when they arrested him and turned it over to the court magistrate’s office. Yousafzai was born in Pakistan and is in the United States legally, according to a federal inquiry made when he was arrested.
A magistrate set Yousafzai’s bail at $80,000, and he was being held in lieu of that on Wednesday.