DPS says phone scam still happening

The state Department of Public Safety says a scam is still operating in which individuals are calling people and claiming to be sheriff’s deputies serving warrants for people who didn’t show up for jury duty or pay a ticket.

The state Department of Public Safety says a scam is still operating in which individuals are calling people and claiming to be sheriff’s deputies serving warrants for people who didn’t show up for jury duty or pay a ticket.

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They are offering to clear the warrant if people will pay for their product or service.

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According to a written DPS statement, sheriff’s deputies do not call people about jury duty warrants or solicit the purchase of anything.

Anyone receiving such a call is asked to call the state Sheriff Division at (808) 586-1352.