Man wanted for using false ID


NEW HARTFORD — Law enforcers are searching for a man who used another person’s identity to buy $900 worth of gift cards at Wal-Mart.

The dark-skinned man was captured on a security camera leaving the Wal-Mart in Consumer Square at about 12:30 p.m. Nov. 12. He was wearing a red winter coat with blue arms and black shoulders, as well as a black baseball cap and blue jeans.

Police said the man forged several checks using another person’s personal information and then bought more than $900 worth of American Express gift cards at the store.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 724-7111. All calls will be kept confidential.