Greenwich Police have made yet another arrest involving a fraudulent retail transaction in the area of Greenwich Avenue. On the morning of Jan 24 several officers responded to a store on a report the fraud was in progress.
Plain clothes officers detained and identified a Waterbury man, Steven Charlton Stephenson, 30, as the suspect.
Investigation revealed Stephenson had presented a counterfeit Oklahoma driver’s license bearing victim information and Stephenson’s photo in an attempt to obtain merchandise.
Upon being detained, Stephenson continued to impersonate the victim by providing false identification.
A search of Stephenson revealed he was in possession of three additional fraudulent licenses with the victim’s information alongside his own photo.
He was charged with Forgery 2 (4 counts), Criminal Impersonation (4 counts), Identity Theft 3 (4 counts), Criminal Attempt Larceny 6 and Interfering with an Officer/Resisting Arrest.
Stephenson was able to post his $5,000 bond and has a date in Stamford Superior Court on Feb 7, 2023.