Avon Police Warn of Scammer Impersonating Avon Police Sgt.

Avon police are warning doctor's offices and residents to be on alert for a phone scammer who is impersonating an Avon police sergeant.

Avon police said that on Wednesday morning a male caller contacted police and asked for the name of the duty sergeant. The caller than began to call local doctor’s offices, and using the name of Sgt. Tom Jacius, claimed to have a “bench warrant” for the doctors. According to police, the caller had a southern accent.

Police stress that this is a scam any anyone who receives a similar call should contact the Avon Police Department at 860-409-4200.

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