Media Release – 8/24/2015

Thefts from Vehicle
SBRPD is investigating two separate incidents of thefts from unlocked cars in the overnight hours over the past several days.
On 8/17, police investigated a theft of $350 from a wallet left in a vehicle overnight in the 900 block of Buck Dr in Plainfield Twp.
On 8/23, police investigated a theft of loose change and a GPS unit from a vehicle parked in the first block of S. Lehigh Ave., Wind Gap.

Phone Scam
SBRPD received a report of a phone scam on 8/22. The Plainfield Twp resident advised police that on 8/19 an unknown person with an Indian accent called, requesting permission to remote in to their computer to fix a Windows 10 virus. The victim reported that on 8/22, another person called claiming to be from the IRS demanding money.
SBRPD advises that the IRS does not call residents to request money. Do not give checking account routing or account numbers to anyone over the phone unless you are positive of who you are doing business with.