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Police: Queens man found with marijuana, forged credit cards

Tyrone Warren, 34, of Springfield Gardens, was arrested

Tyrone Warren, 34, of Springfield Gardens, was arrested in Elmont on Monday, July 10, 2017, on drug possession and other charges, police said. Photo Credit: NCPD

A Queens man was arrested Monday evening in Elmont, charged with multiple counts of drug possession and possession of a forged instrument, Nassau County police said.

Police said that Fifth Precinct officers responding to a narcotics violation call on Ruby Street at 7:54 p.m. found the suspect, Tyrone Warren, 34, of 191st Street in Springfield Gardens, in possession of “two large plastic bags of marijuana, Oxycodone pills, forged credit cards and a credit card skimming device.”

Warren was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, two counts of second-degree possession of a forged instrument and fourth-degree and fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana.

He was awaiting arraignment Tuesday in First District Court in Hempstead.

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