Franklin County — Several residents in Franklin County reported receiving phone calls from a person pretending to be from the sheriffs office.
The caller told residents they need to pay a fee because they failed to show up for jury duty, the sheriffs office said. The residents are threatened with jail if they dont pay.
The number the person is calling from is 509-221-0688.
Officials want to warn citizens that no one from the sheriffs office is making the calls.
If anyone gets a similar call they should report it to the sheriffs office at 509-545-3510.