Woman Charged With Forgery Over Fake IDs Found In Traffic Stop In Fairfield

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Fairfield police charged Nidia Contreras, 27, of Bridgeport, with criminal impersonation and second-degree forgery.
Fairfield police charged Nidia Contreras, 27, of Bridgeport, with criminal impersonation and second-degree forgery. Photo Credit: Fairfield Police Department

FAIRFIELD, Conn. - During a routine traffic stop Friday evening, officers discovered the driver had several forms of fake identification in her car, Fairfield police said.

Officers stopped Nidia Contreras, 27, of Bridgeport, on Commerce Drive after checking her license plate and find a problem, police said. She told officers that she had purchased the car a month ago and had not yet bought insurance or registered the car, police said. 

During the conversation, the officer determined she had three different identification cards in her purse with a false name, including a Social Security card, police said.

She was transported to headquarters and charged with criminal impersonation and second-degree forgery. She was released on $1,500 bond with a court date of March 25.  

The officer also issued misdemeanor summons on a charge of misuse of plates, operating an unregistered car, driving without a license and driving with no insurance. Conteras was released on a written promise to appear March 25 on those charges. 

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