NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A Charles City man was convicted on Aug. 1 by a federal jury for attempting to obtain a passport using false identifying information.
The 54-year-old man, O’Ryan Jones, was denied a passport under his own name, according to court documents. Jones then took his brother’s birth certificate and a driver’s license under his brother’s name, with Jones’ picture, in an attempt to get approved.
Jones was convicted of false statement in application for a passport and aggravated identity theft. He faces a minimum of two years and maximum of 12. He will face sentencing on Dec. 4.
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