Mass. man arrested after trying to get NH driver’s license using fake ID

Do you recognize this man, who used fake documents identifying him as Encarnacion Hernandez?

SALEM, NH – A man was arrested after trying to use fake documents and a Manchester address to obtain a NH Driver’s license.

NH State Police arrested a man currently identified as Encarnacion Hernandez, 27, of Lawrence, Mass.,  Aug. 6 at approximately 11:02 a.m. after staff at the Division of Motor Vehicles in Salem alerted state police  that he was attempting to use false documentation.

Troopers confirmed that the documents Hernandez provided were fraudulent, and that he was actually a resident of Lawrence, Mass., not Manchester, as listed on his documents.

Hernandez was charged with tampering with public records and unsworn falsification. He refused bail and was held at the Hillsborough County House of Correction pending arraignment Aug. 7.

State police Troopers were assisted by the Salem Police Department, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and the New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles.

Troopers are still attempting to ascertain Hernandez’s true identity. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact TFC Campo at (603) 223-8492.

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