West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office warns residents of scam calls
WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH - Residents of West Baton Rouge Parish have been warned of a scammer saying they are associated with the sheriff's office and asking for money.
According to a social media post, someone claiming to be Sgt. Young has called residents, asking them to pay for bench warrants, arrest warrants and requesting other personal information.
The sheriff's office does not take or ask for payments over the phone.
If you receive a call from (225) 434-5127, do not answer and report the call to the West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office main line (225) 343-9234, the sheriff's office asks.
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