Raid in Newton busts fake document factory

Thursday, Feb. 21, agents and officers from Homeland Security, N.C. DMV License & Theft, Newton Police and Conover Police raided two residences in Newton.

The raid started just before 6:30 p.m. an apartment on 317 South College Ave. in Newton.

Agents arrested five individuals and seized materials related to making fraudulent documents.

Another residence, 707 Mount Olive Church Road in Newton was visited by the officers.

To read more of this story, pick up the weekend print edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

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