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For Immediate Release:
March 04, 2016

Media Contact:
Det. Dan Ferrin
df@mdpd.com
(305)471-1900

   
Topic: Trafficking Counterfeit Credit Cards
Case #: PD160303083190
Date & Time of Occurrence: 03/03/2016 at approx. 3:30 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: 7242 Loch Ness Drive
  Miami Lakes, Florida
   
Subject #1:
Subject's Name: Yirandi Martinez , (W/M)
Subject's DOB: 07/12/1982
Subject's Age: 33
Subject's Address: 7242 Loch Ness Drive
  Miami Lakes , Florida
Subject's Charges: Vehicle/Posn w/illegal tank/container, Credit Card/Forgery/intent to defraud, Credit Card/Equip to make/ Possess, sell, Etc., Credit Card/ Traffick in counterfeit, Organized scheme to defraud, Scannin
Subject #2:
Subject's Name: Yanelis Martinez, (W/F)
Subject's DOB: 04/18/1987
Subject's Age: 28
Subject's Address: 7242 Loch Ness Drive
  Miami Lakes, Florida
Subject's Charges: Credit Card Counterfeit/Traffick in Counterfeit, Veh/Posn W/Illegal Tank, Credit Card/Forgery/Intent to Defraud, Org Scheme to Defraud, Poss credit Card Fraud, Unlawful Scanning Device
Subject #3:
Subject's Name: Vladimir Narvalle, (W/M)
Subject's DOB: 11/05/1989
Subject's Age: 26
Subject's Address: 7242 Loch Ness Drive
  Miami Lakes , Florida
Subject's Charges: Credit Card/Traffick Counterfeit, Veh/Posn W/Illegal Tank, Credit Card/Forgery, Posses Credit Card Equip, Unlawful Use of Scanning Device, Organized Scheme to Defraud
Subject #4:
Subject's Name: Lazaro Chaleton, (W/M)
Subject's DOB: 02/12/1966
Subject's Age: 50
Subject's Address: 4430 NW 201 Terrace
  Miami Gardens, Florida
Subject's Charges: Veh/Posn W/Illegal Tank, Obtain Fuel Fraudelently, Credit Card Forgery, Fraudulant use of Credit Card, Organized Fraud/$20,000 or less, Traffick in counterfeit credit card
Vehicle #1:
Vehicle Make/Model: 2000 Ford/F-350
Vehicle Color: Silver
Vehicle Lic. Plate: U952GE
Vehicle Description: Contained a concealed fuel bladder within the rear bed of the truck.
Vehicle #2:
Vehicle Make/Model: 2004 Dodge/3500
Vehicle Color: Black
Vehicle Lic. Plate: DHZQ37
Vehicle Description: Contained an Illegal fuel bladder in the bed of the truck.


Trafficking Counterfeit Credit Cards and Marijuana Hydroponics Lab


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department, Economic Crimes Bureau detectives arrested several individuals involved in fraudulent credit card fraud and marijuana hydroponics lab.

According to detectives while surveilling a home, detectives observed Lazaro Chaleton arrive in a silver, Ford F-350 Pickup and make contact with Yirandi Martinez, where he then provided several credit cards.  Mr. Chaleton left the home and was followed to a nearby gas station where he was stopped by detectives.  Mr. Chaleton had purchased fuel with a fraudulent credit card and an examination of the pickup truck revealed an illegal fuel bladder used during illegal fuel scheme.

A search of the residence revealed a hydroponics lab containing approximately 16 pounds of marijuana and several credit card skimming devices.  The subjects were detained, questioned and subsequently arrested by investigators.


 
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
(305)471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477
Visit www.crimestoppersmiami.com and select “Give a Tip”
Send a text message to 274637. Enter CSMD followed by the tip information and press send.
   

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