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.