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Man Arrested in Summit County for Impersonating Police Officer

SUMMIT COUNTY (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Authorities with the Summit County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man on Tuesday night who was driving around impersonating a police officer. They say 34 year old Delonte Smith had active arrest warrants through multiple police departments.

When he was pulled over for a speeding violation on I-271, deputies noticed he was wearing a holster and a pair of handcuffs on his belt. They later found a “peace officer” badge and a loaded handgun in his vehicle.

A woman in the vehicle told deputies he was going around telling people that he was with the Twinsburg Police department. Smith remains behind bars facing multiple charges.


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