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Man Accused of Pretending to Be a Cop

11:20 AM, Jan 17, 2014   |    comments
Richard Wayne Hill (Image: Sumter County Detention Center)
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Sumter, SC (WLTX) - Sumter police have arrested a man they say was pretending to be a cop.

Richard Wayne Hill, 64, is charged with impersonating a law enforcement officer and possession of a controlled substance.

On Wednesday, officers say a person told them Hill had approached them and claimed to be an officer. Police went to the area to check out the claim and found Hill at the corner of Oakland and Harvin Streets.

Investigators say they found a concealed weapons badge and permit and a handgun on him. They also say they found vials of prescription pills both on him and in his car.

 

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