Pinal County Sheriff's Office Investigates A Juror Prank
The Pinal County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a prank interrupted grand jury proceedings. A fake, threatening note was left for a jury foreman by his coworkers.
The Casa Grande man found the handwritten note on his truck last week after a lunch break during court. It insinuated, in colorful language, that he had been followed home.
Detectives were able to trace the note to a restaurant in Florence. That is where they learned that two men had convinced a waitress to write it as a prank.
Sheriff Paul Babeu said the case will be submitted to the county attorney's office to be reviewed for possible criminal charges. Those charges could include influencing a juror and disorderly conduct.