The Phelps Police Department reports that an Oregon woman was charged after attempting to provide officers with a false form of identification.
Officers say that Dana R. Martel, 20, of Oregon was arrested after an investigation into an open container violation. Martel was observed by officers consuming an alcoholic beverage in a parking lot during. During the course of the investigation Martel allegedly provided a fictitious driver’s license to police in order to conceal her age.
Martel was charged with criminal possession of a forged instrument in the third degree, unlawful possession of alcohol under the age of 21, and a village ordinance violation for an open container of alcohol. Martel was released and issued an appearance ticket. She will answer the charges at a later date.