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Newark Man Charged With Using the Personal Information of Another Person to Obtain Driver’s License

North Bergen


By: Yuritza Arroyo

Authorities in Hudson County announced that on Monday, May 22, the Prosecutor’s Office Public Integrity- Special Investigations Unit arrested Williams Morocho-Avila of Newark on charges related to his using the identification information of another person to obtain a driver’s license at the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission in North Bergen.

According to officials, Morocho-Avila, age 47, was arrested without incident at the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office in Secaucus.

Officials say he has been charged on a Complaint-Summons with Using the Personal Identifying Information of Another, a second-degree crime, and Tampering With Public Records or Information, a third-degree crime.

His first court appearance is scheduled for Tuesday, June 13, in Central Judicial Processing Court in Jersey City.


According to authorities, on December 13, 2022, Morocho-Avila obtained a non-driver identification card and basic driver examination permit at the South Plainfield MVC.

An investigation by the NJMVC revealed that on November 13, 2021, a driver’s license was obtained by Morocho-Avila at the North Bergen MVC under a different name.