An Auburn man called the Sheriff’s Office asking for help dealing with his wife.
When a deputy arrived, the man explained that he believed his wife was on drugs.
When the deputy asked why he thought the woman was on drugs, the man said it was because his wife had been sitting on the floor and hitting herself with an iron skillet.
Ex-husband’s girlfriend sends Facebook warning
A woman said her ex-husband’s current girlfriend sent her a warning via Facebook.
According to the woman, the girlfriend sent her a message on Facebook outlining plans to get the woman arrested. In the message, the girlfriend reportedly wrote that the woman’s ex-husband intended to plant drugs in the woman’s car so that she would end up in jail and he would get custody of their child.
The woman said she does not know the girlfriend, but wanted the incident documented in case something did happen.
Brazen burglars plan return trip
A deputy was dispatched to a Cavern Trail address after the resident discovered his home had been burglarized.
Upon arrival, the resident noticed that one of his window screens was bent. Inside the home, the man found that several of his personal belongings had been placed in bins. The man’s garage door opener had also been disengaged in order to allow the door to be opened without a remote and enough space had been cleared in the garage to make room for a vehicle.
The man believes the burglars intended to return, park their vehicle inside the garage and then load it with the bins containing his belongings.
Woman attacked over $10 debt
A woman went to the hospital after she was assaulted over a $10 debt.
The woman said she went to a Wages Road address with an acquaintance. While still seated in the vehicle, the woman was allegedly attacked by another woman. The victim said the other woman began punching her in the face and head through the open window of the vehicle. The victim said she did not know why she was attacked, but suspects it may have to do with the fact that she owes her attacker’s son $10.
The victim was assessed by a physician and told that she did not have any injuries.
The deputy advised the woman that she could speak to the Magistrate if she wanted to prosecute her attacker.
Phishing scam nets victim
A woman contacted the Sheriff’s Office after realizing that she had fallen victim to a phishing scam.
The woman said she and her husband have a Chase Bank credit card. The woman received an email regarding the credit card which she believed had been sent by Chase Bank.
In the email, she was asked to reply with her social security number, her husband’s social security number, their email addresses and their account password. The woman provided all the requested information.
Belatedly, the woman became suspicious and called Chase Bank. A bank representative advised that the bank had not requested that information and suggested that she contact authorities to report the fraud.
Burglary suspect loses passport
Garden variety thief or international man of mystery? That is the question authorities were left to ponder after a woman found a passport she believes belongs to a burglar.
The woman said she was mowing her grass for the first time in two weeks when she discovered a passport in her front yard. The woman was immediately suspicious because her neighbor’s home had been broken into the previous week.
The woman met with her neighbor and they concluded the passport owner must be the burglar. The woman believes the suspect dropped the passport in the tall grass in her yard while walking to or from her neighbor’s home.
The passport was placed into evidence for safekeeping.
Check scam reported
A Bethlehem woman recently avoided losing thousands of dollars in a check scam.
The woman received a check in the mail for $3,995. The check bore a Publix logo and was accompanied by a letter instructing the woman to cash the check. Once the woman cashed the check, she was supposed to call for instructions on where to wire $2,980 of the money.
The woman became suspicious and went to the Bethlehem Publix store to ask them about the check. An assistant manager advised the woman that it was a scam. The woman then contacted authorities.