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Two Police Officers Injured In Struggle With Teen Caught With Fake Credit Cards In Greenwich

Glen Lamont Ragin, 19
Glen Lamont Ragin, 19 Photo Credit: Greenwich Police Department

A Greenwich teen caught with more than 30 fake credit cards injured two police officers during a struggle as he resisted arrest.

Glen Lamont Ragin, 19, was arrested around 6 p.m. Tuesday following a traffic stop for broken brake lights, said Greenwich Police Lt John Slusarz.

According to police, during an investigation following the stop officers found numerous fraudulent credit cards and marijuana inside his vehicle.

During the search, Ragin attempted to flee on foot, but was caught by officers and a struggle ensued between Ragin and the officers, Slusarz said.

During the fight, both officers and Ragin fell to the ground as he kept resisting multiple attempts when officers tried to handcuff him, police said.

Officers were finally able to gain control and handcuff Ragin, the two officers were injured during the struggle.

Ragin was charged with possession of a controlled substance, larceny, 32 counts of illegal possession of ID information, 32 counts of take payment card, 32 counts of identity theft, forgery, 32 counts of forgery, interfering with an officer and resisting and two counts of assault on a police officer.

He is being held on $150,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Aug. 8.

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