Did You See Anything Suspicious Today?Rickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Oct 30 2012 10:15 PM
HOUSTON COUNTY: If you were on Willie Varnum Road in the 1400 to 1700 block, in the area of Sowell Road area, north and/or south of that area, think about what you saw.
The hours are between 10:30 AM and 3:30 PM today, October 30, 2012. Did you see anything, anything suspicious in the area. Think real hard about cars or trucks parked in areas that are not normally in the area.
Residential burglaries are beginning to rise. Be on the look out for your neighbors. Pay attention to cars, trucks, people walking, things out of the norm.
Houston County Sheriff Andy Hughes and Dothan Police Chief Greg Benton has rather have a call they find nothing to but checked something out that was out of place, then for it to be ignored and later find that someone had their belongings stolen. Be vigilant, be observant.
Thanksgiving and Christmas are fastly approaching. People are broke and everyone needs money. They will steal from you. When it ahppens you feel violated. They will watch your house and you never know.
Get good vehicle and person descriptions. Get license plate numbers. Take your phones and snap a picture. You never know what little bit of information you provide might enable the criminal investigators and patrol officers to solve a case. Each bit of information makes a puzzle.
Houston County Sheriff Andy Hughes reminds you, lock your doors when you leave, let your neighbors know you are gone and if they something out of order to call. Sheriff Hughes says have people pick up the newspaper and mail. Gte timers for your lights were different lights are on and off at different times.
Call the Sheriff Department, Police Department in your local area for your residence or business to be placed on close patrol when you are going to be gone.
Again, if anyone saw anything or anyone on Willie Varnum Road between 10:30 AM and 3:30 PM today, call the Criminal Investigation Division during normal office hours. Criminal Investigation is 334-677-4809.
If immediate assistance is needed the regular dispatch number is 334-677-4808 or call 911 if an emergency, Every bit of information later puts the puzzle together.