Man Arrested for Stealing Car, Forging Money

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Mugshot: Peter Paul Cassidy

AUBURN—

Police arrested an alleged car thief in Auburn early Tuesday morning.

An officer patrolling in Old Town Auburn saw a man in a parking lot working on a 1987 Jeep Cherokee.

Running the plates, the officer discovered that the car was reported stolen out of Nevada.

The man working on the car, 65-year-old Peter Paul Cassidy, was then taken into custody. Also found on Cassidy were stolen credit cards that belonged to the owner of the car and a counterfeit $100 bill.

Cassidy now faces charges of possessing a stolen car, possessing stolen credit cards and forgery.