Updated: August 31, 2017


THE LAWRENCE COUNTY SHERIFF MADE A STATEMENT WEDNESDAY IN REGARDS TO A SCAM THAT HAS BEEN IN THE LAWRENCE COUNTY AREA.  THE SHERIFF ADVISED THAT THEY HAVE RECEIVED SEVERAL REPORTS OF OUT-OF-COUNTY SUBJECTS GOING FROM HOUSEHOLD TO HOUSEHOLD SOLICITING DRIVEWAY PAVING AROUND THE COUNTY.  HE WOULD LIKE TO STRESS TO THE CITIZENS THAT THIS IS A SCAM AND THAT IF THESE INDIVIDUALS ARE ENCOUNTERED, PLEASE CONTACT THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT.  

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