A 29-year-old Paterson man arrested Tuesday by the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Squad had faces several additional charges, Sheriff Richard H. Berdnik reported Wednesday.
According to a statement Jean C. Santana was already wanted on several active Superior Court warrants for possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose, receiving stolen property, and shoplifting.
During the arrest, the report said. Santana was found in possession of gift cards, health insurance identification cards, a Families First debit card, and credit cards that were in the names of other individuals.
Santana is said to have also been in possession of a New Jersey driver’s license belonging to a Paterson resident.
Commending his detectives what he called a “significant fraud arrest” Berdnik said that “consumer fraud and theft cost all residents of our county.”