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Police Arrest Woman Outside Target; Card Fraud Suspected

Suisun City woman found to have felony arrest warrant from another county.

A 20-year-old Suisun City woman was arrested at Vintage Oaks shopping center Tuesday afternoon after a store employee reported a suspected gift card fraud in progress, said.

Officers responded to the store at 11:19 a.m. after a security officer reported suspicious activity during a purchase, said police Sgt. Jennifer Welch. Officers obtained a description of the suspect and contacted her in the parking lot, Welch said.

An investigation revealed that Dewana Racettajean Maxie appeared to be using pre-paid gift cards that had been recoded with credit card account information belonging to other people. The investigation also showed she had a felony warrant out for her arrest from another county.

Maxie was arrested and booked at Marin County Jail. She faces felony charges of burglary via obtaining credit by use from another person’s identification and receiving stolen property worth more than $200. She was also found to have burglary tools in her possession, a misdemeanor.

Police will continue to investigate the matter, according to a release.

Jerome J Ghigliotti Jr January 19, 2012 at 02:08 AM
At least she patronizes Target. Even she would not buy the Chinese crap they sell at Wal-Mart that is destroying the American economy.
Craig Belfor January 19, 2012 at 03:30 PM
Good news! The SMART train is coming! Since the requirement is 2200 "affordable" housing units be built for every train station, and Novato will have 2, that means that we'll get 4400 more low income people in our town. They ran out of bums at Hamilton, so they trolled Richmond to get some of their section 8 people to move to Hamilton. We can expect every street corner to be occupied by the kind of people that make the DMV crowd look like the Nobel committee. Toni tried to get a petition signed to place an initiative on the ballot to repeal SMART, but paid thugs from SMART showed up and tried to scare off the potential signers. Even if she gets the required signatures, the paid thugs at the council will illegally kick it off like they did Jerome's initiative. Other than the liquor stores, nobody will benefit from the train because of the conditions it will bring.
Vanessa Espinoza January 19, 2012 at 03:50 PM
Excuse me, Craig for not being rich enough to buy in Novato. Wait! I'm not on Section 8, so I guess I'm not one of "them." But I did move here from Vallejo .... 15 years ago. Guess what? No one wants a thug, so how did they "allow" you to live here? Maybe you came by walking here? Seriously, my apologies for my sarcasm but it grills my tofu when every low income person is seen as a negative.
Craig Belfor January 19, 2012 at 03:59 PM
Maybe you're one of the few who don't use my tax dollar for your lifestyle. If you have a job here, pay your taxes, don't harbor criminals. and stay clean, I'll do my best to help you, but although the pictures of school crossing guards, librarians, and retired schoolteachers adorn the covers of the brochures for affordable housing, what Novato gets is the underpaid nannies, gardeners, and housekeepers from the rest of Marin, augmented by people you would not want as your next door neighbor. Many of the other towns in Marin did not opt for the SMART train, so they don't have to build the housing it requires. Go dump on them for their foresight.
4thgenerationnovatonative January 19, 2012 at 10:38 PM
Vanessa, I join you in your loathing of people who feel it's OK to put down people just because they don't measure up in their bank accounts. Unfortunately there are a lot of those types in Novato (I am a native - 4th generation). I feel sorry for those who must make others feel "less than" just to make themselves feel better. It must suck to have such low self esteem. Jerome and Craig - Remember... when you point a finger at someone there are 3 pointing back at you!! I will pray for your souls
Craig Belfor January 19, 2012 at 11:43 PM
You guys still don't get it. I'm just a blue collar furniture mover, who works 60 hours a week and never asked for any help from others, only to notice that many people I see now don't work very hard, if at all. Jerry's kids get first crack at my sympathy, but anyone who's living off the system takes a back seat. Every time I post about parasites, someone lets me know that there are exceptions. This is true, but many others use excuses to get a free ride. That's what I object to, and I don't want more freeloaders taking my taxes for their lifestyle. People have the right to do whatever they want, but if they want me to pay for it, I have the right to object.
Steven Norwin January 20, 2012 at 04:05 AM
I find it Hard to believe, with all the recent crime, that there are still people with their heads DEEP in the sand. I will pray for their souls.
RJM January 20, 2012 at 12:24 PM
Craig , I've voted against SMART just because it doesn't make any sense and I wouldn't use it , but I pulled this from the repeal SMART webpage " We are offering a job to anyone of voting age in Marin or Sonoma to work as a petition-circulator. We will pay you $1 per valid signature. Our volunteers average 10-15 signatures per hour. If you would like a job for the next couple of weeks, please go to repealsmart.org for more information." It kind of looks like both sides are using paid "THUGS", which I guess makes sense , a young woman or an older lady might be able to get alot of signatures and make some good money.
Jerome J Ghigliotti Jr January 20, 2012 at 02:52 PM
20,000 out of Novato's 28,000 registered voters did not even vote in the last council election. Just what will it take to get their heads out of the sand? Talk about giving away the farm!
Jerome J Ghigliotti Jr January 20, 2012 at 02:54 PM
The problem is not SMART. The problem is the welfare felon housing imposed by ABAG. Kill ABAG! They are not elected officials, but they have more power over our community than do elected officials, state and local. Support SMART, kill ABAG!

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