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Sandy Twp Police: scams, counterfeit bill, neighbor flipping off 73-year-old man


Sandy Township, PA – Sandy Township Police recently dealt with reports about Social Security and credit card scam calls, a counterfeit $50 bill used at Snappy’s, and a woman who got her car stuck between Taco Bell and Ruby Tuesday, and a 73-year-old man who say his neighbors constantly shows him the middle finger.

Police reports from Sandy Township, released Feb. 21:

February 19, 2020

A 66-year-old Treasure Lake man reported receiving a fraudulent call from someone stating they were from Social Security Administration. The Sandy Township Police Department wants to remind residents that the Social Security Administration will not call you asking for any personal information. Those will be fraudulent calls and you should never provide any personal information over the phone.

A 64-year-old resident reported receiving text messages from an unknown person regarding possible drug activity.

February 20, 2020

A 56-year-old New York woman thought there was a through way between Taco Bell and Ruby Tuesday and when she attempted to drive through she got her vehicle stuck on a curb. No injuries reported and the vehicle was driven from the scene once it was dislodged.

False alarm at Cosmo Prof

A 62-year-old Circle Road resident reported receiving multiple calls from an unknown number and when she who the caller was they just stated “I’m nobody”.

A 32-year-old resident reported a known man has been sending her multiple harassing text messages over several weeks.

Employees of Snappy’s reported that an unknown man used a counterfeit $50 bill to make a purchase on Tuesday. Investigation continues.

An 87-year-old Treasure Lake woman reported that she received a call from someone claiming to be an investigator and stating someone stole her ID and social security number as well as a credit card that was being used in El Paso Texas. They also stated they were using her vehicle. She told the man she did not own that type of vehicle. The man started asking her for her banking information, which she did not provide.

A 73-year-old man reported that his neighbor is continually flipping him off.

Walmart employees reported a female was seen concealing items in her purse in attempt to take them from the store. When she started to leave employees confronted her and she began screaming then ran from the store. Investigation continues.