Marshall County Sheriff’s Department officials are warning residents of a local scam.
Several reports have been made to police that an agency claiming to be collecting funds for the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department is calling residents for donations. The caller claims that funds are being raised to donate teddy bears to local police.
Officials at the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department are not collecting money for a fundraiser such as this and no person nor organization has been authorized to collect money on the sheriff’s department’s behalf.
If you are contacted by anyone soliciting funds, do not provide them with funds or with any personal information. For more information or to report an incident, call the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department at (574) 936-3187.