If you have any updates regarding this woman that other neighbors may want to know, please send them to Jim Patterson (jlpatters77 at yahoo dot com). He will update this notice accordingly. We have not yet heard of any further burglaries nearby. If you know otherwise, please share. Thanks!
UPDATE (5/6/2013): Police have been called on numerous occasions. I’m not sure we need to continue to call. Just please beware – do not share personal information or let her into your home. She has recently been spotted with another woman accompanying her.
The woman has been questioned by police and apparently has a legitimate City of Louisville license needed to make house-to-house calls. Police also indicated to a neighbor that someone had been caught for the Bradford Grove break-in and robbery (although the person that was burglarized had not heard this information from police).
A few suspicious oddities:
- It is not clear if the company she claims to work for actually exists.
- She has lied about speaking to neighbors (mentioning their first and last name) without ever having spoken to said neighbors.
- She has requested to enter people’s homes on several occasions.
- She repeatedly walks the same streets on many days.
She may be totally innocent, or passing information on to others… we can never know. One thing is for sure, her timing for going door-to-door in this neighborhood is horrible considering recent burglaries and arson nearby.
BEWARE and never reveal personal information, your schedule, or information about your home security to strangers that show up at your door . . . . and DON’T let them enter your home!!
Previously reported in this post:
During the last part of April and into May a young college age girl (full dark brown hair past the shoulders typically wearing a blue shirt, blue jeans and carrying a clipboard) is walking the Four Seasons, Breckenridge Estates and Bradford Grove neighborhoods, making notes on her clipboard, and occasionally ringing door bells to ostensibly sell a security system. (Photo of the young woman is attached to this post) She appears very friendly, smiling and waving as you drive by her on the road. Many neighbors have seen her.
A neighbor in Bradford Grove let this woman in her house to use the bathroom and a few days later (on Saturday, April 26) her home was burglarized. Upon seeing the attached photo, the neighbor confirmed it was the same girl and reported the following:
“The young woman I let in to go to the bathroom works for Guardian Security. There is no such company.The local phone number listed has been disconnected. I called The Better Business Bureau and they gave me another number. That number turned out to be for China One. I called the police and gave them that info and an updated list of missing items. The detective called me back and said that young lady was checking to see if my house was worth breaking into and made a phone call to let someone know it was. Please learn from my stupid mistakes. Always lock your storm door, too, and NEVER let anyone- even young polite young women- in your house.”