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18 June 2019
Binghamton man stopped in stolen car, gives troopers fake name
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Brian Shortall
Troop C Commander
On June 17, 2019, New York State Police at Gateway arrested Ramel Howard, age 32 of Binghamton, NY for the misdemeanors of False Personation, Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the fifth degree and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the second degree. He was also issued tickets for Operating an Unregistered Vehicle, Operating without Insurance, Operating with Improper Plates.
A trooper initiated a traffic stop on Tompkins and Jackson Streets in the city of Binghamton after he spotted a vehicle that was reported stolen with the Endicott Police Department in October 2018. Howard told the trooper he did not have any identification with him and provided a false name. He was arrested for the Criminal Possession of Stolen Property charge. While he was being processed, it was discovered that he had given troopers a fake name and was additionally charged with False Personation. Howard was also found to have a warrant for being a parole absconder. He was subsequently transported to Broome County Central Arraignment and Processing to await arraignment.
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