Two charged with selling counterfeit designer brands at flea market

Two charged with selling counterfeit designer brands at flea market
(Patterson, Source: Rowan Sheriff's Office)

ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - Two men have been charged, accused of selling fake designer brand items at a local flea market.

According to the report, Javan Keith Patterson, 42, of of Townsend Ave., Bronx, N.Y., was charged with felony criminal use of counterfeit trademark and felony obtaining property by false pretenses.

According to warrants, on January 5 Patterson sold trademarked items at the Webb Road Flea Market in Rowan County. Those items had a retail value of more than $10,000. Bond was set at $50,000.

Anthony Landon Byrd of Fayetteville was charged with similar crimes. According to warrants, Byrd had 94 counterfeit items with a value of more than $3,000. Some of these items included fake Adidas, Champion, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Nike, Michael Kors, and Ralph Lauren.

Byrd was charged by Kannapolis Police and the Secretary of State.

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