Man ac­cused of im­per­son­ation

Texarkana Gazette - - METRO/STATE -

LONOKE, Ark.—An Arkansas man ac­cused of car­ry­ing a badge and us­ing flash­ing lights and a siren on his ve­hi­cle has been ar­rested for im­per­son­at­ing an of­fi­cer.

Lonoke County Jail records in­di­cate that 37-year-old Jeremy D. Kurck of Jack­sonville was ar­rested late Fri­day and booked for crim­i­nal im­per­son­ation, crim­i­nal use of a pro­hib­ited weapon and other charges. He was be­ing held with­out bond Sun­day and the records do not in­di­cate if he has an at­tor­ney.

The sher­iff’s of­fice says Kurck was ar­rested af­ter a de­tec­tive watched a pickup truck ac­ti­vate flash­ing lights and a siren be­fore ac­cel­er­at­ing to 90 mph.

Of­fi­cials say Kurck, who said he was a process server, had a “sim­i­lar style badge” to the sher­iff’s of­fice and his truck was out­fit­ted with a taser, hand­cuffs and other po­lice equip­ment.

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