Marco police nab suspect on counterfeiting cell phones

Eduardo Lopez Zamuidio, 35, of Marco Island, arrested Monday after police report he is suspected of counterfeiting cell phones, fraud and theft.

Submitted City of Marco Island

Eduardo Lopez Zamuidio, 35, of Marco Island, arrested Monday after police report he is suspected of counterfeiting cell phones, fraud and theft.

Marco Island Police Department officers George Guyer and Hector Diaz stand with confiscated loot soon after assisting in the arrest of a man suspected of counterfeiting cell phones, fraud and theft on Monday afternoon. Police  also discovered questionable personal documents in a Marco apartment.

Submitted Marco Island Police Department

Marco Island Police Department officers George Guyer and Hector Diaz stand with confiscated loot soon after assisting in the arrest of a man suspected of counterfeiting cell phones, fraud and theft on Monday afternoon. Police also discovered questionable personal documents in a Marco apartment.

— After police confiscated the loot, they gave a Marco Island man the boot from his apartment, taking him to jail, on Monday afternoon.

Numerous phones and a large amount of questionable personal identification documents were confiscated by Marco Island Police Department investigators on Monday afternoon, officials report.

Eduardo Lopez Zamuidio, 35, of Marco Island, was arrested and charged with theft, fraud and counterfeiting cell phones.

Zamuidio was arrested at 253 Second Ave., Marco Island, following an investigation into theft and fraud, department officials report.

“Numerous stolen cellular phones were confiscated, as was a large amount of questionable personal identification documents, identification cards and other items,” reported Capt. Dave Baer.

Zamuidio has been charged with several felony crimes, including dealing in stolen property, fraud and cellular telephone counterfeiting, he added.

The investigation is on-going at this time.

“This is all the info that is being released at this time due to the fact the case is still being investigated,” reported City Public Information Coordinator Lisa Douglass.

Anyone with additional information on the individual arrested is encouraged to contact Detective Glenn Zirgibel, 389-5050.

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Comments » 3

lauralbi1 writes:

Congratulations Guys on a job well done !!!!
Ed Issler

naples_rocket writes:

guy didn't know that Marco Island is not a very good place to operate this kind of "business".

jbibik#232265 writes:

Good Job guys!!!

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