[SATLUG] OT From SAPD - new way to assault you
demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu
Sun Sep 6 13:21:54 CDT 2009
> borroes...this really happened to you? the reason i ask is because it
> sounds so much like a hoax...c
The $470 waterbill was unfortunately not a hoax, and neither was the water damage.
SAWS refused to reduce the bill or grant a refund of their fees. We filed an SAPD
police report and were told this was happening all around town, and today I received
an explanation from this Janie of why they are doing this. It is not just criminal
mischief, it is an attempt to intrude into your house.
I am sharing this on this list in hopes that it will help you prevent being
victimized by these guys.
> On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 12:22 PM, Borries Demeler <
> demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu> wrote:
> > > 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.
> > -Borries
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