Sheriff's Office Phone Scam

Don't fall for this scam going around Ingham County.

Someone claiming to be from the sheriff's office called somebody yesterday saying they hadn't shown up for jury duty and needed to pay to avoid being arrested.

The call came from the number (517) 200-8214.

The sheriff's office stresses it doesn't ask for money over the phone. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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