Sheriff: Jury duty calls are scam

Published 2:29 am Saturday, March 17, 2018

Sheriff Dennis Meeks said Friday that his department has received several calls from people who have been contacted and told the sheriff’s department has a warrant for their arrest for failure to report to jury duty.

“The callers are telling them to go to Rite Aid and get a green dot card. Then they will be given a number they can send it to that will pay them out.

“That it is a scam,” Meeks said. “We are not arresting people for this, and we do not call people to let them know have warrants on them.”