The Calcasieu Parish Clerk of Court warns residents of a scam circulating through the parish in regards to Jury Duty.
Calls are being made from people posing as Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Deputies, these callers are then threatening that a fine must be paid for missing a Jury Duty Summons or that a Deputy will arrive shortly to arrest them.
The Clerk of Court's office does not impose a fine for failure to appear for Jury Duty. There may be other penalties associated, but you will receive a notice about a failure to appear in the mail.
If you are a victim to this scam, please call the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office at 337-491-3600