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Flemington Man Charged With Identity Theft

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – A Flemington man is in Somerset County Jail after being charged with identity theft.

Andres Reyes-Cruz, 48, was arrested without incident, according to a press release issued by Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns III, Chief of Detectives John J. Kuczynski and Flemington Borough Police Chief George Becker.

The arrest followed a joint investigation by Prosecutor Kearns’ Major Crimes Unit, the Office of Homeland Security and Flemington Police Department.

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The investigation revealed that Reyes-Cruz assumed the identity of another person by using their social security number for personal benefit, Kearns said. The suspect has not yet had his first court appearance, according to the press release.

Identity theft is a third-degree crime. The press release did not provide further detail on the circumstances surrounding the investigation or charge.

This article relies on information provided by the county prosecutor and the subject is presumed innocent. If notified of changes to the charges or their outcome, Tap into Flemington-Raritan will update this report.

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