STONY POINT, N.Y. -- Stony Point police charged a 26-year-old resident of Spring Valley with criminal impersonation following a vehicle and traffic stop Thursday, authorities said.
The suspect, identified as Russel Hardy, was arrested after an investigation into an attempt to cash a fraudulent check at the Chase bank in Stony Point, according to officials.
Hardy also allegedly tried to impersonate another individual during the traffic stop, and was found to have a revoked New York State driver’s license and seven active suspensions, police report.
Hardy was arrested and charged with criminal impersonation and aggravated unlicensed operator in the second degree, according to officials.
After processing, the defendant was released on an appearance ticket returnable on Thursday, Aug. 18, police report.