Man Who Was Deported Apprehended in Clarion County with Fake ID

| February 26, 2019

CLARION CO., Pa. (EYT) – A man who was recently deported was arrested in Clarion County.

According to Clarion-based State Police, around 10:07 a.m. on Tuesday, February 19, 37-year-old Joel Nasera Chirinos, of Honduras, was stopped in a 2004 Acura TSX for a traffic violation on Interstate 80 West at mile marker 70.7 in Clarion Township.

In an attempt to conceal his identity, Chirinos provided a counterfeit Texas identification card, according to police.

He was taken into custody and transported to PSP Clarion and identified at the barracks. It was discovered that Chirinos was recently deported and reentered the United States.

He was arraigned at 2:00 p.m. on February 19 in Magisterial District Judge Jeffrey C. Miller’s office and placed in the Clarion County Jail on $10,000.00 bond and an immigration detainer.

He was charged with the following offenses:

– Identity Theft, Misdemeanor 1
– False Identification To Law Enforcement Officer, Misdemeanor 3
– Driving W/O A License, Summary
– Exceed 65 OR 70 MPH For All Vehicles By 12 MPH, Summary

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 11:15 a.m. on Tuesday, February 26, in front of Magisterial District Judge Duane L. Quinn.

Police list the following victims:

– A 48-year-old Brazoria, Texas female
– A 42-year-old Reading, Pennsylvania male

The above report was released to on Monday, February 25, 2019.

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