Warning about phone scam issued
The Colusa County Sheriff's Department is warning area residents of a phone scam that is circulating through the area.
Typically a person will call and claim to be a grandchild or other relative, and claim to be in jail or some other kind of trouble that requires money to be sent to them.
If the call seems suspicious, contact your law enforcement agency listed below:
• Colusa County Sheriff's Department, 458-0200
• Colusa Police Department, 458-7777
• Williams Police Department, 473-2661
If such a call is received, and you think it could be legitimate, get the name of the law enforcement agency or other agency involved. Look up the number on your own and confirm the details before sending any money.