One male arrested by PVPD for fraud, forgery

Tyrone Lamar Nix (submitted photo)

Tyrone Lamar Nix (submitted photo)

On Aug. 25, the Paradise Valley Police Department arrested one male after receiving a call about a fraudulent credit card at a local resort, according to police officials.

At 12:16 p.m. the police were called to a resort in the 4900 block of Lincoln Drive in reference to a suspect attempting to purchase two rooms with a fraudulent credit card.

Officers arrived and detained Tyrone Lamar Nix from Detroit, Mich.

An investigation revealed that Nix was using a fraudulent credit card and he was arrested on various fraud and forgery charges, according to Paradise Valley Police Officer Don Blume.

“It turned out that Nix was on Federal Probation and he was not allowed to leave the state of Michigan,” Officer Blume said in an Aug. 26 press release.

Nix was booked into the Maricopa County jail with a $25,000 bond set.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the police department crime stopper at 480-948-7410.

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