Man Used Fake IDs in Attempts to Enter Secure Areas of GW Bridge

The Record reports, a 29-year-old military veteran falsely posing as a Skanska employee was arrested last month for making unsuccessful attempts to enter secure work areas on the George Washington Bridge. At a detention hearing on Monday, it was alleged that the man had been conducting “reconnaissance” on several New York metro area bridges and tunnels. A Bergen County, New Jersey, judge ordered the man held without bond. reports that the man was in possession of “numerous fraudulent placards from numerous companies,” and “an altered Verizon employee identification card and uniform shirt” when he was arrested. A subsequent search of the man’s home uncovered rifle and pistol ammunition magazines and stolen license plates, among other things.