Sketch: Water Department Impostors Stole $100,000 in Cash and Jewels – NBC 7 San Diego
Deputy investigators released a composite sketch Thursday of a man they say impersonated a water district employee and stole $100,000 in cash and jewelry from an 83-year-old woman in the North County. On May 23, the sketched suspect knocked on Diane Blackwell’s door and told her he was from the local water department and needed to inspect her plumbing. Once inside he lured Blackwell to the backyard of the home and “inspected” her hoses and hot tub. He even pulled a chair out for her so she could sit and ste
If someone comes to your home claiming to be from Vallecitos, ask for identification. All Vallecitos employees carry a photo ID issued from the District. Do not let the person in your home if you did not schedule a service appointment. If in doubt, call us at (760) 744-0460 to confirm that the person at your door is a District employee or contact your local law enforcement agency if you feel threatened.