Crabtree Valley Mall police arrested a New York City man Wednesday, charging that he used forged credit cards to try to buy an Apple i-Phone and had phony driver's licenses in the names of two Ohio men and one from Pennsylvania.
Giovanni Stuart, who turned 27 on Thursday was charged with possessing or manufacturing fraudulent identification, identity theft and financial-card forgery.
Police listed 890 Courtland Ave. in the Bronx as Stuart’s home.
In an arrest warrant, police said the identity-theft charge stemmed from using one of the Ohio driver’s licenses while trying to buy the phone.
Police said credit cards that appeared to be from Citibank and J.P. Morgan Chase carried the names of the three men on the the licenses had been forged.
Stuart was held in lieu of $50,000 bail and was put on a court calendar for an appearance on the charges on Thursday.