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Posted: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 10:00 pm

A Lodi man was arrested and charged Tuesday with making fake driver's licenses while working at the Department of Motor Vehicles in Stockton.

Denny Russell Gomes, 35, pleaded not guilty to 12 counts of mail fraud and one count of identity theft, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Sacramento. He was released on $25,000 bail and will return to court Sept. 14.

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31 comments:

  • posted at 6:19 am on Thu, Aug 27, 2009.

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    Ok, that does it ! NO MORE PORTUGUESE should be allowed to immigrate.

     
  • posted at 4:35 pm on Tue, Aug 25, 2009.

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    Nice Cogito. Not even subtle with your racism. I'm glad you're angry because life has short-changed you, because it sounds like you got what you deserved.

     
  • posted at 1:38 pm on Tue, Aug 25, 2009.

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    How about this idea: We charge the governments, of the countries of origin of the illegals in our prisons, the cost of incarcerating their citizens. Either through foreign aide deductions, or tariffs on their goods. The same could apply to medical costs. Maybe they'd keep a tighter leash on their dogs.

     
  • posted at 10:40 am on Tue, Aug 25, 2009.

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    Sorry jeff! I meant it for flyguide...

     
  • posted at 10:39 am on Tue, Aug 25, 2009.

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    Hey Jeff - The guy was white! Anyway, don't you have a Klan meeting you should be at?

     
  • posted at 3:15 am on Sat, Aug 22, 2009.

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    '24.9% of all inmates in California detention centers are Mexican nationals here illegally ...29% (630,000) convicted illegal alien felons fill our state and federal prisons at a cost of $1.6 billion annually'from the conservative freerepublic.com, quoting the same 2007 FBI Report.http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/bloggers/1738432/posts

     
  • posted at 3:13 am on Sat, Aug 22, 2009.

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    'Nearly 25% of the California prison population is comprised of illegal aliens....Illegal aliens account for nearly 30% of prison populations nationwide.'According to a 2007 FBI report. Your figures are incorrect.And when a comment section includes incorrectly labeling someone as an illegal or illegal-sympathizer, and someone jumps on continuing to bash Mexicans or illegals, one would reason that that person is continuing the incorrect labeling. Your "i didn't call him a Mexican" is a cop out. You took this specific opportunity to spew your vitriol. Pack up the lies, and stick to the facts, please. No need for hyperbole.

     
  • posted at 2:23 pm on Fri, Aug 21, 2009.

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    Jeff, yes the stats are actually low, the FBI stats are, there are 55% illegals in the prison system in US and 69% of all inmates on California are Illegals. It is sad Jeff and no disrespect, but I see it all around, our government has been slow to biuld fence and enforce laws with regards to illegals. I love the mexican people and in fact believe we should take over mexico and make it a part of the US. I have a detailed plan for that! believe me when I say I have been working for the last 5 years with plans of a take over. Mexican people want it, and wages, health care, industrial development, and health care and retirement, farming aqua culture ex. Our Country and Mexico has been raped and robbed by Corporations, its time fo the people the rise up and do the right thing. ps. my laptop has failing keys that I have to ap harder thn others that is why there are missing letters

     
  • posted at 2:15 pm on Fri, Aug 21, 2009.

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    Jeff I never mentioned this guy being mexican, I used this message board for my message. We are fighting to keeps rights of the people because American Government is failing in all areas due to money. Illegals are a big cause of it. Our prisons, schools and health care is stressed. The government is not enforcing the laws already on the books abou illegals. When over 50% of inmates are from mexico thats a problem. When illegals have an average of 5 children per house hold and we pick up the bill in health care and education, yes I have every right and you should be upset too! There is not enough space to go into detail, but if you ar educatd you know what I am talking about.

     
  • posted at 5:22 am on Thu, Aug 20, 2009.

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    and do you really think CA prisons are 50%+ "illegals". I seriously doubt that.

     
  • posted at 5:21 am on Thu, Aug 20, 2009.

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    hey flyguide, you're a f*&#ing idiot. HE IS NOT MEXICAN!! And while you may say the things you say, by imposing those beliefs on this man, who you do not know, is racism. By the way, his name is GOMES, not GOMEZ. He is of Portuguese ancestry. He is not Mexican, or even Mexican-American. He's as white boy as they come in Lodi.

     
  • posted at 4:24 am on Thu, Aug 20, 2009.

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    To the ones taking offense of Mexican illegals, go F*%*^% yourself, the illegals that are in jail and getting treated in ER are some of the primary reasons our health care and school education have fallen. Get the illegals out of prison which is more than 1/2 and it would pull California out of the red. there is not that many picker, and I would take a picker job right now! and ther are americans who would pick! go home illegals go home !

     
  • posted at 4:19 am on Thu, Aug 20, 2009.

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    I hope they throw the book at this @#@%. This could cause security fraud.

     
  • posted at 1:24 pm on Wed, Aug 19, 2009.

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    I remember that dude! How come the LNS never bothers with mug shots?

     
  • posted at 7:09 am on Wed, Aug 19, 2009.

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    Edumacation,Why do you keep bringing up Mexico? Are you a stupid racist or just ignorant? I hope for society's sake it's just ignorance because you can actually fix that. Ejuumacate yourself on last names. Like "1830" said Gomes is PORTUGUESE, not hispanic!!!!

     
  • posted at 7:02 am on Wed, Aug 19, 2009.

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    While I don't fully agree with edumacation, to a certain degree, crimes like this should be categorized as terrorist crimes.

     
  • posted at 7:01 am on Wed, Aug 19, 2009.

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    trista, the end doesn't justify the means. It is not understandable.Even in times of economic prosperity, there are crooks. Crooks will be crooks.

     
  • posted at 6:53 am on Wed, Aug 19, 2009.

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    Its not so important to be serious, as it is to be serious about important things"...(((((((((((WAKE UP))))))))))))))

     
  • posted at 6:46 am on Wed, Aug 19, 2009.

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    ..........Wow

     
  • posted at 6:40 am on Wed, Aug 19, 2009.

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    edumacation, Gomes is a Portuguese last name NOT hispanic. Educate yourself!

     
  • posted at 6:13 am on Wed, Aug 19, 2009.

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    Loyalty can be bought. In this case, it was bought for $250 a card.

     
  • posted at 6:03 am on Wed, Aug 19, 2009.

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    There are worse things happening in life than somebody trying to make a buck in this steadily declining state of economy guys. Not saying its right or excusable, but its understandable- to me anyways. Maybe he figured the only ones it could hurt if anyone would be him and/or those carrying I.D.s with the modified false information. Who knows. If you guys want something else to think about try this one-Theres a sex offender on the Megans law website who resides in Lodi-his offenses are listed as "Continuous sexual abuse of a child" Ok well, would you believe he lives on MICKEY GROVE RD?! How the heck is THAT allowed? I mean not only is it a place for our families picnics and parks and zoo and Funland amusement park- its a park/zoo/funland out on a desolate road in the middle of nowhere! Geez, thats a horrible combination. Either someones not doing their job or they laid off the guy who did it. Scary

     
  • posted at 5:44 am on Wed, Aug 19, 2009.

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    edumacation, answer = nothing.now there are other questions to which he is obviously guilty. but this crime, if he is guilty, does not prove or even necessarily question his loyalty.If memory serves he was pretty gung-ho about the Gulf War in high school.

     
  • posted at 5:39 am on Wed, Aug 19, 2009.

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    Pitbull, I agree, he's as lodi white boy as they come. His family has lived around lodi for sometime, several generations perhaps. His name has always been pronounced gomz like cones, with a g & and m, not go-mez.

     
  • posted at 4:58 am on Wed, Aug 19, 2009.

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    Jeff, I agree. He was an idiot in high school. There is a liklihood that this is part of an identity theft/credit fraud scheme going on here in town. I know one of the victims, and we're talking $40k+ in fraudulently obtained credit, using one of these "reissued" licenses. Oh, and edumacation, despite the last name "Gomes," he's as white bread as they come.

     
  • posted at 4:43 am on Wed, Aug 19, 2009.

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    "Born and raised in Lodi" does not predict loyalty. Actions/behavior prove your loyalty. So if he is guilty as charged what does that say about his loyalty to the US?

     
  • posted at 3:39 am on Wed, Aug 19, 2009.

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    their legal system

     
  • posted at 3:39 am on Wed, Aug 19, 2009.

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    terrorist acts & Mexico???? What in the heck are you talking about? He's an idiot for sure, he was in high school and he is now, and this was certainly illegal. But terrorist act? I don't know about you, but I'd bet these are fake IDs for those under 21. And why the reference to Mexico? There legal system has not been a bastion of legal stringency. Could your reference to Mexico be because of his last name? He was born and raised in Lodi.

     
  • posted at 1:53 am on Wed, Aug 19, 2009.

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    Every year, The DMV detects more employees committing these same types of crimes. These are actually terrorist acts that should be punished more severely. Try playing these games in Mexico to see what happens. It is a serious crime.

     
  • posted at 1:36 am on Wed, Aug 19, 2009.

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    San Joaquin County has some of the dumbest criminals, and it should get a Darwin Award just for that.

     
  • posted at 12:44 am on Wed, Aug 19, 2009.

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    It amazes me what people think they can get away with.

     
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