U City Man Used Fake ID to Buy iPads, Laptops, Police Say

Police said the man used an ID with his own photo and another person's information.

A man stole $3,459 in merchandise from a Bridgeton store by using a fake ID with someone else’s vital information, police said.

Tommie G. Roach, 31, of the 7400 block of Canton Avenue in University City, was charged Saturday with identity theft.

Bridgeton Police said Roach used a fake drivers license with someone else’s information and his photo to steal $3,459 in electronic items from Best Buy, 12140 St. Charles Rock Road. Police said Roach bought two iPads and two laptop computers using the fake ID at 8:32 p.m. Saturday.

Bail was set at $15,000 for Roach. He was released Sunday.

For more crime information on University City Patch, see the following articles:

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