Man arrested after trying to buy high-end RV with fake ID, SAPD says

Roslandy Garcia-Cruz, 39, arrested after police got tip from owner of RV park

Roslandy Garcia-Cruz, 39, was arrested after he tried to buy an RV with a fake ID. (Copyright 2023 by KSAT - All rights reserved.)

SAN ANTONIO – A 39-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after he tried to buy an RV worth more than $58,000 with a fake ID, San Antonio police said.

According to Jennifer Rodriguez, a spokeswoman for SAPD, Prue Property Crime detectives got a tip from the owner of an RV park on the Northwest Side that someone applied online to purchase an RV at his business.

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Detectives set up an operation where the suspect was going to show up to make the purchase Wednesday.

The suspect, identified as Roslandy Garcia-Cruz, showed up around 11 a.m. at the RV park in the 10,000 block of Loop 1604 North, where he signed some documents and used a fake ID to make the purchase, Rodriguez said.

Garcia-Cruz was arrested and had in his possession a fake ID and other incriminating evidence, Rodriguez said. The suspect faces new charges, including fraudulent use of an ID and tampering with a government document. He was already on probation on a federal counterfeit conviction.

Rodriguez said detectives have “strong suspicion” that Garcia-Cruz may be involved in a similar incident that occurred last week.

She said that the RV park owner told police that he sold an RV last week to someone who used a fake ID. The owner was able to reach out to the person that was on the fake ID and found out it wasn’t him who had purchased the RV.

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