[SATLUG] OT From SAPD - new way to assault you

Borries Demeler demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu
Sun Sep 6 12:22:52 CDT 2009

> Subject: Fwd: From SAPD - new way to assault you
> > Hi...I
> > don't know if this is happening anywhere else, but it will probably
> > spread, the "bad guys" seem to have a "network". The latest thing is
> > home invaders and/or assaulters will turn on all your outdoor faucets,
> > even put your hose up on your porch...when you hear/see the water
> > running, of course your instinct is to run out and shut it off.. DON'T
> > DO IT LIKE THAT!!! Once you are outside and your house is wide
> > open...guess what...they have robbed and assaulted alot of people!
> > First, set off your car alarm with your remote. Call any neighbors you
> > know, no matter what the time, (safety in numbers) and everyone go out
> > together. If you are home alone (as I am) and you have no other
> > option, call "911" and tell them you are alone, someone has turned on
> > all your water faucets and they will send a squad car. I honestly
> > don't know how the dishonest thugs of this world seem to be making us
> > prisoners in our own homes, but sadly, they are. Please forward this
> > to as many people as you can.
> > It might save someone a lot of grief....Janie

Here is what happened to me:

while in Montana, people did this to my house, except nobody was home,
they left the water running - $470 July waterbill + water damage.
Thank god they didn't just break in.

I hope they catch these crooks soon.


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