The McLean County Sheriff’s Office is warning county residents about recent spam phone calls. Sheriff Ken Frizzell alerted residents on Facebook about calls being made from the department’s phone number stating the call recipient has a warrant and requesting bank information.
“We do not call if someone has a warrant,” the post stated. “We make that notification in person as an arrest is being made. There is no need to contact our office if you receive one of these calls because the culprits are most likely in another county.”
Frizzell said it is important for residents to still answer phone calls from the department, but they will not be alerting of a warrant or requesting payment over the phone.
“The unfortunate side is that our agency can’t even really…