Phone scam claims to be with the Latah County Sheriff's Office

Phone scam claims to be with the Latah County Sheriff's Office »Play Video
Police will never contact you for payment to cancel arrest warrants.
MOSCOW, ID - A specific phone scam in our area police want you to know about.

The caller claims to be a Latah County deputy, sometimes identifying himself as Sergeant Butler. He tells victims there's a warrant for their arrest for failure to report to jury duty, then offers to make arrangements for payment of a fine to cancel the warrant.

The Latah County Sheriff's Office said they'll never contact you to arrange these sort of payments.

If you receive a call like this, don't give out any personal information and report it to your local law enforcement agency.