GPD Arrest Duo For Fraudulent Money Order at Valley Drive Post Office

Jama Mohamoud. July 19, 2019 Photo courtesy Greenwich Police Dept

Jama Mohamoud. July 19, 2019 Photo courtesy Greenwich Police Dept

On Thursday afternoon multiple Greenwich Police units responded to the Valley Drive Post Office on a report of a fraudulent money order transaction in progress.

When Police arrived they found the suspect, Jama Mohamoud, 27, of Mt Arlington, New Jerseyina vehicle in the parking lot and detained him.

Investigation revealed that Mr. Mohamoud had driven a woman to the post office to cash a fraudulent money order.

Police say Mr. Mohamoud interfered with officers by providing false information about his involvement.

He was arrested and charged with Forgery 2 and Interfering with Officers/Resisting.

His bond was set at $2,500, which he posted. He was assigned a date in Stamford Superior Court on Aug 2, 2019.

Also arrested was Chynna Jones of Bronx, NY. Investigation revealed she attempted to cash a fraudulent money order for $1,000 using a fraudulent driver’s license.

Police say that during their investigation Ms. Jones provided them a fake name which did not belong to her.

She was charged with Criminal Attempt/Larceny, Identity Theft 3, two counts of Forgery 2, Interfering with an Officer/Resisting. Her bond was also set at $2,500 and she shared a date with Mr. Mohamoud in Stamford Superior Court on August 2, 2019.

Chynna Jones. July 19, 2019 Photo courtesy Greenwich Police Dept

Chynna Jones. July 19, 2019 Photo courtesy Greenwich Police Dept