MPD WARNS CITIZENS OF PHONE SCAM
The Morristown Police Department (MPD) is aware of a current scam in which the caller is identifying himself as being MPD Chief Overholt or another member from the department. The caller is demanding a payment utilizing cash and/or gift cards.
Members from the Morristown Police Department will never call you requesting money, and no government agency takes payment with any type of gift cards. We remind everyone there are many similar scams; we recommend you not give out personal information or payment over the phone unless you are sure who you are speaking with.
Anyone with questions regarding scams is encouraged to contact the Morristown Police Department at 423-585-2710 option 2.