Traffic violation results in two arrests in Georgetown

Pascall (left) and Turenne

GEORGETOWN, Del. – Georgetown Police arrested a New York man and a Georgia man on numerous charges following a traffic stop Thursday morning.

At approximately 11:20 a.m., Georgetown Police stopped a vehicle on Dupont Blvd in the area of Edward Street for traffic violations. After initiating the stop, officers searched the vehicle and located marijuana and numerous items with the forging of personal identification documents.

Further inspection of the vehicle led police to find and seize equipment used to manufacture fake drivers’ licenses and identifications, as well as dozens of plastic cards and holograms depicting numerous state seals. Several cell phones, two laptop computers, a barcode scanner and an identification printer were also seized from the vehicle.

The two occupants of the vehicle, 39-year-old Teddy Turenne of New York and 29-year-old Joseph Pascall of Georgia were taken into custody. They were charged with identity theft, 15 counts of possession of forgery devices, two counts of forgery second degree, possession of scanning device, possession of marijuana, and conspiracy. Turenne was also charged with multiple traffic related offenses.

Both were committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $40,000 cash bond.

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