VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - A Washington D.C. man was arrested in Virginia Beach Saturday for charges related to counterfeit money, according to police.
Virginia Beach Police responded to the Sundial Motel at 308 21st St. Saturday around 10:45 a.m. for a report of someone using counterfeit money.
The attendant of the hotel told officers he believed a suspect tried to pass counterfeit $20 bills, but then paid with real money, according to Grazia Moyers with the VBPD.
An investigation revealed three other businesses, including New York Pizzeria located at 1826 Atlantic Ave., were victimized by the suspect.
The suspect -- identified as 25-year-old Deangelo A. Drake -- was located and arrested for possessing counterfeit notes, four counts of uttering counterfeit notes and three counts of obtaining money by false pretenses.
Drake is being held at the Virginia Beach Correctional Center and the case remains under investigation.
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