Campus Cards, College and University Identification and Security

Texas university student charged with creating fake IDs

Thursday, November 15, 2012

San Marcos, Tex. authorities have busted a fake driver license scheme that provided licenses to some Texas State University students.

The 20-year-old sophomore engineering student, Jake Waldrep, has been charged with 14 counts of delivery or manufacture of a counterfeit instrument.


The investigation first gained steam a month ago when a doorman at one of the bars near campus noticed one individual attempting to use a fake driver license.

Numerous other individuals whom police believe Waldrep had supplied the fake licenses to, were later identified.

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