During the period between January 20 and January 26, 2020 members of the GRPD handled 285 calls for service, the highlights of which included:
01-23-2020 - 8:55 AM – The administration at the Academy of Our Lady on Rodney Street reported discovering fraudulent activity on the School’s checking account. Three forged checks totaling $5,800 had been drawn on the account and cashed by unknown person(s). The detective bureau is currently investigating this matter.
01-23-2020 - 12:32 PM – A Glen Rock woman reported that an unknown person had opened an AT&T account using her address. She learned of this when a collection notice in the amount of $1,516.16 was received at her home. Prior to this notice no bills had been received. She has contacted AT&T to dispute the matter and reviewed her personal credit report finding no other discrepancies.
01-24-2020 - 1:14 PM – The owner of a business in the Rock Road Central Business District reported what she suspected was an on-line scam. She had received an e-mail from an individual seeking to make a purchase. The individual offered to pay a total of $2,200 for a $240 purchase. It was then requested that the merchant transfer the remaining $1,960 to a “party planner”. The merchant recognized that this was an attempt to defraud her and declined the sale.