Alabama man attempts to use fake ID at two separate car rental locations

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This story has been updated from its first publication for the sake of accuracy.

20-year-old Alexander Tunnell was charged with criminal impersonation and criminal simulation after he attempted to rent a vehicle from Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Hertz Car Rental with a fraudulent ID card.

On May 28th, Officer Schreiner received a call regarding an unknown person attempting to rent a vehicle at the Enterprise Rent-A-Car with fake identification. The person, later identified as Alexander Tunnell, proceeded to exit the facility upon denial.

Alexander Tunnell (MNPD)
Alexander Tunnell (MNPD)

According to the affidavit, Tunnell then presented the same identification card to a Hertz Car Rental in attempts to rent another vehicle. Schreiner approached Tunnell at this time, confirming that the presented ID card was fraudulent. Tunnell’s false identification was seized and placed into evidence.

Alexander Tunnell was arrested and charged with criminal impersonation and criminal simulation. He was later released from custody, bailing out of a $7,500 bond.



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