November 27, 2012
SCAM ALERT — A Clito Road woman sent $3,750 to an unknown person in the Phillipines who posed as her grandson, using his name, and claimed to have been arrested and in need of bail money. She called her grandson and discovered that he was not out of the country, had not been arrested and did not make the phone call.
OH NO SHE DI'ENT — A Cindy Lane woman called police after she and her husband argued. She was upset because an unknown woman called her husband, and she wanted him to leave.
FAIL — Police went to Whispering Pines Boulevard for a welfare check on juveniles playing in the street unattended. Officers arrived to find no adult around, but the mother showed up a short time later.
SIGN OF THE TIMES — A code enforcement officer responding to a welfare check found people living with no electricity or water at a Stonehaven Drive residence. Juvenile children living there were turned over to their uncle’s custody.
EVIDENCE LEFT BEHIND — A man reported the theft of several necklaces from a Mincey Road home. A pawn shop receipt found in the home led to information that an unknown person pawned at least one of the necklaces.
VICIOUS VANDALS — A woman left her broken-down car at a friend’s home at Eagle Trace Mobile Home Park and returned to find someone had destroyed it. They beat dents and scratched words into it and ripped off door handles, among other damage.