DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- The Dubuque Police Department was notified of a suspect selling fake tickets to the Willie Nelson and Family concert in Dubuque on April 13.
Police say the victim in the case answered an ad on Craigslist and said they spoke with the suspect over the phone.They later met in Dubuque and the victim bought the tickets.
Later, the victim learned the tickets were fake and reported the incident to police.
The suspect gave a false name during the exchange with the victim but was identified as Natrell Jackson, 20, of Chicago, Illinois.
Jackson was charged with two counts of Forgery, two counts of Theft in the 4th Degree, two counts of Interference with Official Acts Causing Injury.
Jackson also has a warrant out for his arrest in Cook County, Illinois, for homicide.
The police department says anyone going to the concert April 13 should contact the venue they used to purchase their tickets if they question their legitimacy.
Representatives of the Five Flags Center say customers wanting their ticket reviewed can take a picture of their ticket, front and back, and send it to their website, firstname.lastname@example.org, or send it in a message to their Facebook page.
If you have any information on this incident or others, please call the Dubuque Police Department at 563-589-4415 or Crime Stoppers at 800-747-0117 or 563-588-0714 (if the information leads to an arrest, the caller is eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000). You can also submit tips anonymously online at www.cityofdubuque.org/police or through the MyDBQ smartphone app available at www.cityofdubuque.org/MyDBQ.