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AG Derek Schmidt charges four with identity crimes in Ford County sweep

Release Date: Jun 06, 2019

DODGE CITY – (June 6, 2019) – The attorney general's office has charged four individuals in Ford County with filing falsified applications to obtain state identification cards, Attorney General Derek Schmidt said today.

The criminal cases are part of a coordinated enforcement action conducted in partnership with the Kansas Department of Revenue Office of Special Investigations. The joint action is part of the state’s ongoing efforts to crack down on individuals who fraudulently apply for state identification cards from the Division of Vehicles. The cases filed are as follows:

  • State v. John Doe, 2019-CR-000320; Charged with one felony count of an unlawful act relating to the use of identification card, one felony count of making false information.
  • State v. Luvia Manzanarez-Pacheco, 2019-CR-000321; Charged with one felony count of an unlawful act relating to the use of identification card, one felony count of making false information.
  • State v. Alonzo Rodriguez, 2019-CR-000322; Charged with one felony count of an unlawful act relating to the use of identification card, one felony count of making false information.
  • State v. Dominga Pablo-Lopez, 2019-CR-000335; Charged with one felony count of an unlawful act relating to the use of identification card.

Criminal charges are merely accusations; individuals are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. 

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