The Morgantown Police Department working in conjunction with the Alcohol Beverage Control Administration and a number of licensed ABC establishments conducted False Identification Spot Checks prior to kickoff for the WVU vs. Iowa State Football game on November 4, 2017. Officers charged a number of individuals for possessing and attempting to purchase alcohol using fraudulent identification from off-premise retail stores.
In addition to a $500.00 fine under Morgantown Municipal Code 351.09(a), each defendant is also, under West Virginia Code, §17B-3-12, subject to a mandatory suspension of driving privileges for:
- Display or possession of any fictitious or altered identification;
- Loaning or giving an identification to another person for any unlawful or fraudulent purpose; and
- Displaying or representing any identification not issued to the person in possession.
Those charged are:
APRIGLIANO, Luisa, 19 years of age of Succasunna New Jersey
AYAZ, Timur, 19 years of age of Parsippany New Jersey
BARMOY, Kristopher, 19 years of Westminster Maryland
CLARK, Shanem 19 years of age of Frostburg Maryland
COHEN, Craig, 19 years of age of Reighserstown Maryland
FERRARO, Kyle, 18 years of age of Howell New Jersey
FURR, Levi, 19 years of age of Levettsville Virginia
GEISSLER, John, 20 years of age of Burlington Connecticut
GRANT, James 20 years of age of Hurricane West Virginia
MAYES, McKenzie, 18 years of age of Chester New York
MILLS, Michael, 18 years of age of Weirton West Virginia
O’CONNOR, Liam, 19 years of age of Rochester New York
PHILLIPS, Markus, 19 years of age of Madison West Virginia
POTTS Katharine, 19 years of age of Huntingtown Maryland
RALEIGH, Sidney, 19 years of age of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
RUSSON, Angela, 19 years of age of Bath New York
SCOTT, Mackenzie, 18 years of age of Pasadena Maryland
SIEG, Mercedes, 19 years of age of Akron Ohio
SUTTON, Adam, 19 years of age of Charleston West Virginia
WAGNER, Shane, 19 years of age of Greenlawn New York
The Morgantown Police Department, West Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Administration and Cooperating Licensed ABC establishments continue to be “Partners in Policing” and will routinely conduct spot checks for fraudulent identifications as well as other criminal behaviors.
The Morgantown Police Department is committed to its goal of eliminating crime in our city. Citizens are encouraged to become a “Partner in
Policing”, by reporting suspected criminal activity to Morgantown Police Department Switchboard at (304) 284-7522. If you need immediate Police attention or a crime is in progress call 911.