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For Immediate Release
October 7, 2016
For more information contact:
Trooper James O'Leary
(603) 223-8778

Man Arrested in Salem for Attempting to Obtain a NH Driver's License

santo marte tejeda booking photo

On October 5, 2016, the NH State Police, Troop G was notified of an individual attempting to transfer his Massachusetts Driver's License, for a New Hampshire Driver's License, in the name of Emmanuel Santiago Molina, 33, of Lawrence, MA.

The person was alleging to be originally from the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. After reviewing the information provided by the person, it was determined that the identity was being used falsely.

The investigation, conducted by Trooper James O'Leary determined the person was in fact an imposter and he was falsely using the identity of a United States citizen.

During an interview the person admitted he was actually Santo Marte Tejeda, age 39 of the Dominican Republic. It was discovered Mr. Tejeda had previously used the identities of two other United States citizens to falsely reside in the United States.

On October 7, 2016, Mr. Santo Marte Tejeda was taken into custody without incident. He refused bail and is currently being held at the Rockingham County House of Corrections, pending his arraignment, in the 10th Circuit Court– District Division – Salem, on October 11th. Mr. Santo Marte Tejeda was charged with Prohibitions of a Driver's License RSA 263:12, Tampering with Public Records RSA 641:7 and Unsworn Falsification RSA 641:3.

If anyone has information regarding Mr. Santo Marte Tejeda they are encouraged to contact Trooper James O'Leary at (603) 223-8778 or at

The New Hampshire State Police – Troop G was assisted by members of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and the New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles.

Attached is a booking photo of Santo Marte Tejeda.

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