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

Henry Pugsley henry.pugsley at gmail.com
Sun Sep 6 14:34:30 CDT 2009

On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 1:21 PM, Borries
Demeler<demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu> wrote:
>> 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.
> -Borries

Also, if you're going to be out of town for more than a few days, it's
not a bad idea to turn off your water heater and turn off the water
supply at the utility meter.  A pipe could burst just as easily as a
hoodlum can turn on your faucet, and both have the same result.


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