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4 Men Accused of Counterfeiting Credit Cards

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    Connecticut State Police

    State Police arrested four men accused of counterfeiting credit cards Saturday.

    Troopers responded to the Mobil off exit 68 in Tolland around 3:55 p.m. on reports of three male suspects attempting to use fake credit cards. When troopers arrived the suspects were gone, but troopers located the three suspects and a fourth male in a vehicle on Interstate 84.

    According to police, troopers found multiple counterfeit credit cards in the vehicle, a credit card embossing machine, two electronic credit card writers, two laptops and a loaded Hi-Point 9mm handgun in the vehicle. The items were seized and all four men were taken into custody.

    Carmelo Celestin, 24, of Malden, Mass. was charged with credit card theft, credit card counterfeiting, unlawful reproduction of a credit card, conspiracy to commit sale of untaxed tobacco, weapons in a vehicle, no permit to carry a pistol and operating a vehicle without a license.

    Darren Hughes, 25, of Brooklyn, New York was charged with credit card theft, credit card counterfeiting, unlawful reproduction of a credit card and conspiracy to commit sale of untaxed tobacco.

    Quasheen Hutson, 28, of New York, New York was charged with credit card theft, credit card counterfeiting, unlawful reproduction of a credit card and conspiracy to commit sale of untaxed tobacco.

    Delroy McNeil, 28, of East Elmhurst, New York was charged with credit card theft, credit card counterfeiting, unlawful reproduction of a credit card, conspiracy to commit sale of untaxed tobacco and identity theft.

    All four were held on $100,000 bonds and expected in Rockville Superior Court Tuesday.