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Des Moines man accused of officer impersonation

Des Moines man accused of officer impersonation

KAAL-TV
Created: October 16, 2020 07:54 AM

DES MOINES, Iowa - A Des Moines man is accused of impersonating a police officer and displaying a stun gun after pulling over a car.

WHO-TV reports that 54-year-old Dewey Moraine is charged with two counts of assault while displaying a dangerous weapon and one count of impersonating a public official.

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A criminal complaint says Moraine flashed his lights to get the victim to stop Wednesday night. The complaint says Moraine “sparked” a stun gun while yelling at the victim to exit the vehicle.

A witness told police Moraine made statements about being a police officer. Police say they found two stun guns and an airsoft pistol in Moraine’s vehicle.

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