Incidents and arrests released on: Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Obtaining Money by False Pretenses –
On July 1 at 1:37 pm, the victim, a 35-year old female from Maryland, reported that she responded on Saturday, June 29 to a Craig’s List ad for a house to rent in the Dumfries area of Prince William County (22026). She met with a person that represented herself as the owner’s daughter and provided her with more than $1700 for the security deposit and first month’s rent. The reporting person became suspicious when the contact failed to return the following day for a scheduled meeting.
The suspect is only described as a black female, 5’ 0” tall, weighing approximately 125 pounds and going by the name of “Ashley.”
Citizens are reminded to be alert to possible fraud and scams by being weary of online transactions from non-reliable sources. Do not share your social security number, date of birth, or other personal information. Do not give cash payments unless you are confident of the identity of the person you are dealing with. For more information on fraud prevention, contact the PWC Crime Prevention Unit at (703) 792-7270.
Possession of Controlled Substances –
On July 2 at 10:35 pm, officers located a suspicious vehicle parked in the 5400 block of Mapledale Plaza (22193). During the course of the encounter, officers recovered schedule II drugs and synthetic marijuana.
Arrested: Moazzami-Goodarzi, Nima, 29, of 9804 Woodfahl Court, Burke, VA 22015
Charged with 2 counts of Possession of a Schedule I or II Controlled Substance
Held on a $10,000 BOND. No court date information is available.