On at around 4pm, the Tyler Police Department began receiving a series of thefts being reported by individuals who had responded to a Craigslist advertisement to purchase an IPad. The victims were presented with book bags Craigslist tx tyler paper notebooks.
The bags were tied shut, delaying the victims ability to inspect the contents. Once the seller was presented with the money, he would flee the Craigslist tx tyler, leaving the victim with the backpack.
Three incidents were reported on Two additional incidents were reported on Upon realizing the pattern of the crimes, undercover investigators responded to the add and set up a meeting Craigsliwt buy Craigslist tx tyler Ipad. Working with uniformed officers, a sting operation was conducted and two suspects arrested for the thefts.
Falbo was charged with evading arrest and class A theft. Bowman was charged with class A theft.
The Tyler Police Department would like to remind citizens to exercise extreme caution when conducting financial transactions with anyone they meet over the internet. Two arrested Craigslist tx tyler Tyler Craigslisg Craigslist scam.
Anthony Joseph Falbo.
Photo Source: Smith County Jail. Kimberly Ann Bowman. Released by the Tyler Police Department:.