DECATUR, Ala. – Police say a man is in jail for impersonating a peace officer.
Officials were called to a domestic disturbance at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday morning around 6th Avenue and Gordon Drive. When officers arrived they learned Cheston Jared Campbell was assaulting a woman but was stopped by a witness
When Campbell was stopped, police say he showed an Alabama State Troopers badge to the person. Another witness who intervened came up and showed an off-duty Decatur police officer badge back to Campbell, according to police.
Authorities say they investigated and discovered Campbell was not actually an officer.
IMPERSONATING A PEACE OFFICER ARREST: On 3/27, Cheston Campbell was stopped by an off-duty DPD officer during a disturbance. Campbell claimed to be an officer and showed a badge.
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— Decatur, AL Police (@DecaturALPD) March 28, 2019
Cambell was arrested and charged with impersonating a peace officer, according to report.
He is booked in Morgan County Jail with a $15,000 bond.