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Mother, son arrested in inspection sticker scheme

3 years 1 month 6 days ago September 20, 2013 Sep 20, 2013 Friday, September 20 2013 September 20, 2013 4:14 PM in News
Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office
By: Russell Jones

GEISMAR - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish arrested a mother and son after they said they sold more than a hundred fake inspection stickers around the area.

Deputies arrested Alphalia Hernandez, 62, and her son Kelly Williams, 31, both of Geismar on suspicion of forgery.

Investigators said they issued more than 100 citations since July to people with fake vehicle inspection stickers around the Donaldsonville area. Detectives looked into the source of the stickers, and said they learned Hernandez and her son were selling them.

Deputies told News 2 the pair were caught with more than 120 fake stickers and about $4,000 cash.

Hernandez faces 19 charges of forgery of motor vehicle inspection certificates. Williams faces 120 counts of the same charge. Both were booked into the parish jail.

IMAGE: Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office

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