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Posted on: December 31, 2019

City of Plainview Police Department Warning Citizens of a Recent Scam

Scam Alert

The caller claims to be with the Plainview Police Department and is calling regarding payments for warrants. The caller(s) is claiming to be Lieutenant Lancaster and is asking for gift cards as payment for the warrant.

The Plainview Police Department does not accept gift cards as payment for warrants and there is currently no employee on staff with that name.

If you receive a call or have fallen victim to this scam, contact the Plainview Police Department at 296.1182.