Scam artist posing as detective
CROWLEY - Crowley authorities are looking for a scam artist who they say is calling businesses claiming to be a police detective who needs the businesses' credit card information.
Police Chief K.P. Gibson say the caller, whose phone number is blocked, claims to be a detective with the police department's fraud unit.
Gibson said the attempt to fraudulently get financial information is a felony, and detectives are working to identify the person.