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Sandy Township Police Reports – May 1-2

May 1, 2019

A resident reported that she had answered an ad in the paper for a psychic reading, and sent the woman a total of $3,500 for services she never received. The ad was determined to be a scam. Sandy Township Police Department would like to remind residents to never send money to anyone that you cannot verify to be legitimate, preferably from a third party source.

Officers received a report of a vehicle driving erratically on Bee Line Highway. Upon pulling the vehicle over officers found the 40 year old Penfield woman to in possession of pills and drug paraphernalia.

May 2, 2019

A 39 year old Luthersburg man reported that while he was stopped on Shaffer Road at the intersection of Bee Line Highway a maroon Chevy S-10 rear ended him, then turned right on Bee Line Highway and headed north, without stopping. No injuries and minor damage reported.

A resident reported receiving a call from someone claiming to be from a jail in Canada and they had her nephew in custody. They said they needed $1,000 in pre-paid Visa cards in order for him to be released. She complied with their request before she realized it was a scam. Officers would like to remind you that no law enforcement agency will call requesting money for the release of a loved one. Even if it sounds legitimate it is a scam, and you should simply hang up on them.

Officers received a report of loud music coming from a residence on Dixon Ave. Officers were unable to locate the source of the music.

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