Ceres Police Department has received multiple reports of Ceres residents receiving calls from someone claiming to be associated with Turlock Irrigation District to schedule a time for them to go to their home and look at their meter. The caller claims there is an issue that can cause a fire or explosion. I n one instance, a resident scheduled an appointment and were then told that they needed to go to Walgreens to make a $300 payment.
Residents who receive these calls should contact Turlock Irrigation District customer service at 883-8222 to confirm whether there are any meter or service issues related to their account. Never give your personal information or send money to random callers. If a suspicious person goes to your home attempting to collect money, please contact Ceres Police Dispatch (209) 538-5712 immediately so an officer may investigate.