Beware Phone Scammers Claiming to Be Greenwich Police Chief Heavey

In an audio statement released to the media on Tuesday, Greenwich Police Chief Heavey said that over the last few days a number of Greenwich residents and residents of nearby communities have received phone messages from an individual claiming to be with the Greenwich Police Dept and identifying themselves as Chief Heavey.

“This is an unlawful solicitation that is not sanctioned or endorsed by the police department and our detective division is currently investigation this possible scam,” Heavey said.

Heavey said the Greenwich Police are not conducting any type of telephone solicitation and if anyone receives a suspicious phone call, they should be be wary.

Heavey said that if a resident gets a call of this nature and  has a phone number, they can contact the Greenwich police department tip line at (203) 622-3333 or they can email tips@GreenwichCT.org