A NJ Transit ticket agent has been arrested for allegedly forging rail tickets and selling them for cash, officials say.
Jon A Davey (49) of East Brunswick, was arrested today by NJ Transit Police and the Essex County Prosecutor Office. When he was arrested, Davey had in his possession $1,285.95 in cash and 101 forged tickets. The tickets were printed on authentic NJ TRANSIT ticket stock that was allegedly removed from the New Brunswick train station.
According to the press release, Davey who was a NJ TRANSIT ticket agent for 29 years, Davey would place a “NO CASH” sign on the ticket vending machines at the New Brunswick station. There he would sell the fake pre printed tickets and keep the cash.
Davey’s is scheduled for June 13 at the Veteran’s Court House located at 50 West Market Street, Newark, NJ.
The investigation is still active and ongoing, all charges against Davey are mere accusations. All defendants are presumed innocent unless and until they enter a guilty plea or are found guilty beyond reasonable doubt in a court of law.
Anyone with information is urged to contact New Jersey Transit Police Det. Michael Bavosa at 973-491-8953.