Rice County Phone Scam
The Rice County Sheriff’s Office posted on social media on Thursday that they have received scam complaints involving the phone number 507-512-1370. The suspect claims to be a Cpt Mike Jones. The suspect has gone so far as to set up a voicemail claiming to be the Rice County Sheriff’s department. The suspect is telling people they have a warrant for their arrest and they can post bail.
The Rice County Sheriff's Office wants to emphasize that they do not have a Cpt Mike Jones in the department. If you are contacted by this suspect or anyone else you think is suspicious, please call our Dispatch Center at 507-332-6001.