@ approximately 4:30 PM – Police arrested Iziera D. Johnson, age 18 of Trenton, NJ and charged her with multiple counts of forgery and theft following an investigation. On February 7 police responded to separate reports of attempts to use or use of counterfeit bills for purchases at the CVS Pharmacy on Rt. 31 and the Hallmark store in the Flemington Marketplace.
In both cases the actor passed a $100.00 bill that was later found to be counterfeit, in an attempt to make or to actually make a small purchase and receive change. The physical description provided by store employees in both incidents and surveillance footage obtained indicated the same person was the actor at both locations. During the course of the investigation police identified Johnson as a suspect.
On February 15 police learned that Johnson was being held at the Hunterdon County Jail on warrants from other jurisdictions. Detectives interviewed Johnson and she was ultimately charged with 13 counts of forgery and theft for the incidents at the CVS Pharmacy and the Hallmark store as well as other locations in Raritan Township. Johnson was transferred to the Somerset County Jail where she was being held on the charges. Initial investigations by P.O. William Cialone. Follow up investigations and charges by Det. Scott Iglay.