Citizens of Coffey County
Please be advised, we have received notice of a possible phone scam if you receive a call from a Sargent Brian Mitchell with the Coffey County Sheriff's Office it is a Scam. We do not have anyone by that name working for the Coffey County Sheriff's office. Subject is stating that you have missed a Grand Jury Trial and that you need meet him at the Sheriff's office and to bring $3000 cash and to come alone due to covid restrictions. Again, this is a SCAM.
People lose a lot of money to phone scams - sometimes their life savings! Scammers have figured out countless ways to cheat you out of your money over the phone. In some scams, they act friendly and helpful. In others, they might threaten or try to scare you. One thing you can count on is that a phone scammer will try to get your money or your personal information to commit identity fraud. Don't give it to them!