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Police impersonator has criminal past in Wood Co.

POSTED: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 - 12:58pm
UPDATED: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 9:54am

JACKSONVILLE — Jacksonville Police say Kyle Sipes was arrested early Saturday morning for impersonating a police officer.

Police tell KETK Sipes was driving a mini van, attempting to pull people over by flashing his lights. Sipes managed to pull someone over, and that's when police say he forced the victim to get out of their vehicle and on to the ground.

The victim told police, Sipes was threatening to shoot the them. Police searched Sipes' van, but found no weapon only a police scanner and a lot of .22 caliber BB gun pellets. Sipes, 24, has a criminal past also in Wood County where he's violated his probation. Sipes sits in the Cherokee County Jail with two counts of impersonating a public servant, a third degree felony, two counts of a terroristic threat, a class A misdemeanor, and now one count of criminal mischief, which is a class B misdemeanor for becoming violent in his jail cell and tearing up beds. Both his bonds in Wood Co. and Cherokee Co. total at $120,000.
 

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