Over the weekend officers arrested two people selling books and magazines in an apartment complex. The men were cited for not having a permit. City leaders say the permit process requires a background check. It's the city's way of letting people know who they should trust and who has been cleared to sell in their community.
"Maybe they're casing a house for a burglary and they're out just knocking on doors looking for someone to as see if no one answers it could be a target for them it let's us to now they are legitimate business," says Sgt. Richard Betterton.
The two men were cited for misdemeanors. If you're ever confronted by a door salesman police say it's a good idea to ask for their permit or call the city to conform their business is legitimate.
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