Posted: Feb 4, 2013 10:09 AM by MELISSA CANONE
Updated: Feb 4, 2013 11:50 AM
According to complaints, individuals believed to be in the late teens / early twenties were going door to door soliciting magazine subscriptions. "Several residents felt that they were helping the young men and women who were soliciting. However, several residents made some phone calls to confirm that they were selling ads for what they claimed. These residents discovered that the information was fabricated as the solicitor claimed that they were directed to the residence by a neighbor" stated Chief KP Gibson.
Officers checked several areas of Crowley where complaints were made, but were unable to locate the suspects. "It is our belief that these suspects fled the area after a short period of time as scam artist know that eventually someone will uncover their operations" stated Chief Gibson.
There are several tips provided by Chief Gibson: