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Cops: Man Used Fake Credit Card for Big Screen

Winsted man nabbed for alleged incident in Milford.

The Sears store at the Westfield Connecticut Post Mall at 1201 Boston Post Road, Milford. Credit: Patch File Photo
The Sears store at the Westfield Connecticut Post Mall at 1201 Boston Post Road, Milford. Credit: Patch File Photo

A Winsted man was arrested in Milford Wednesday for allegedly using a counterfeit credit card to buy a TV worth $2,000 at the Sears store at the Westfield Connecticut Post Mall.

Carlos Dela-Cruz, 41, also allegedly used a fake Delaware ID card during the transaction, police said. In addition, he was found in possession of a counterfeit American Express card, police said.

Dela-Cruz was charged with first-degree forgery, third-degree larceny, criminal impersonation, credit card theft, illegal use of a credit card and unlawful reproduction of a credit card.

The Winsted man was held in lieu of $10,000 bond. He is due in court Jan. 7.

Arrest information supplied by the Milford Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

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