New Jersey Stolen Valor Act, N.J.S.A. 38A:14-5

New Jersey Stolen Valor Act, N.J.S.A. 38A:14-5, First Amendment, Atlantic County, Bergen County, Burlington County, Camden County, Cape May County, Cumberland County, Essex County, Gloucester County, Hudson County, Hunterdon County, Mercer County, Middlesex County, Monmouth County, Morris County, Ocean County, Passaic County, Salem County, Somerset County, Sussex County, Union County, Warren County, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, VFW, Sons of the American Legion, SAL, criminal defense, drunk driving, traffic ticket, juvenile, attorney, lawyerPoint Pleasant Borough cops recently charged a 22-year-old man with third degree forgery. Additionally, they charged him with third degree tampering with public records, fourth degree identity theft, and fourth degree stolen valor. Indeed, like many investigations, this one began with a complaint from a resident. According to the news, the Jersey Shore man pretended to be a member of the U.S military. Additionally, authorities allege he wanted to gain the trust of Point Pleasant parents as he pursued child care work. Furthermore, authorities claim he showed potential clients forged and fictitious documents. Moreover, they claim these documents purported to be the act of U.S. military officials. But the officials neither authorized nor knew of the documents. Finally,  the documents allegedly required him to “complete family care hours as a requirement” of a military program. Read More