Albuquerque Police have issued the following alert about people posing as film location scouts. Let’s be careful out there.
From: Ron Goldsmith
Subject: Alert: Film Location Offers
Date: May 21, 2013 8:55:20 AM MDT
A resident in the Foothills Area Command contacted one of our APD Crime Prevention Specialists regarding a letter left on the resident’s door asking to use their home in an independent movie.
The City of Albuquerque’s Film Office prefers all location scouts to list the City of Albuquerque Film Office contact information on any type of communications to citizens. The City’s Film Office is happy to answer any questions regarding these types of arrangements or offers.
If you receive such a request, please contact the City of Albuquerque Film Office before allowing strangers in your home.
The contact numbers are:
City of Albuquerque Film Office, Economic Development Division
Film Liaison Ann Lerner: 401-8761 (cell)
Assistant Film Liaison Carrie Wells: 331-8347 (cell)
Good crime prevention involves doing your research before accepting any type of solicitations that you have not initiated!
Jill Garcia, Crime Prevention Specialist
Foothills Area Command, APD
12800 Lomas Blvd NE