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Butte County Sheriff's Office warns of new phone scam

The sheriff's office is warning people living in Butte County of a new phone scam.

Posted: Jul 12, 2019 1:32 PM

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - The sheriff's office is warning people living in Butte County of a new phone scam.

Deputies say they are receiving reports of people receiving a call from someone identifying themselves as Sergeant Mike Davis. The caller tells the person they have a warrant out for their arrest. 

The Butte County Sheriff's Office said they do not have a Sergeant Mike Davis working with the department. They also said they would never call someone to advise them of a warrant. 

If anyone receives this call, the sheriff's office says to hang up because it is a scam. 

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