Davidson seizes 30 fradulent IDs and 30 tax refunds

Checks total more than $55,000
Apr. 23, 2014 @ 03:24 PM

A Georgia man faces charges from the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office Interstate Criminal Enforcement Unit after he was found in possession of 30 forms of fraudulent identification and 30 tax refund checks.

The 2014 Ford Taurus with Tennessee registration plates was stopped at 11:10 p.m. Tuesday (April 22) near Cotton Grove Road and Brown Street in Lexington. The vehicle was traveling 76 mph in a 70 mph zone on Interstate 85.

David Bradshaw, 38, of 2812 Manassas Court, Decatur, Ga. was issued a written warning for the violation.

During the stop, a K-9 officer gave a positive alert to the presence of the odor of narcotics. Detectives conducted a probable cause search  and seized 11 bundles of money, amount undisclosed, 30 fraudulent Georgia identifications, which included the same photograph of a  woman but 30 different names, and 30 tax refund checks made payable to the to the names on the fraudulent identifications.

The recovered checks totaled $55,226.

Bradshaw was arrested and charged with possession / manufacture fraudulent identification and placed in the Davidson County Detention Center under a $150,000 secured bond. He is scheduled to appear in court on May 29.

The Thomasville Police Department and Homeland Security Investigations. Homeland Security will continue the investigation.