Police: Duo arrested in Secaucus Walmart for trying to purchase goods with fake cash


A duo was arrested in the Secaucus Walmart last week for trying to purchase merchandise with fraudulent currency, police said.

The Walmart at 400 Park Plaza Dr. in Secaucus.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

On Tuesday, February 11th around 9:52 p.m., Secaucus police responded to Walmart located at 400 Park Plaza Dr. on a report of two individuals attempting to purchase merchandise with fraudulent currency, according to Police Capt. Dennis Miller.

As a result of the investigation, two people were arrested.

Patrick Grona, 27, of Manalapan, was charged with forgery, conspiracy to commit
forgery, possession of a hypodermic needle and possession of drug paraphernalia, authorities said.

Grona was also found to have one outstanding warrant out of Hamilton Township in the amount of $550.00.

Additionally, Charlesha Vereen, 26, of Trenton, was charged with forgery and conspiracy to commit forgery, authorities said.

Grona Vereen were served their complaint warrants and were subsequently transported to the Hudson County Jail, officials said.

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