SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (FOX 56) – A Scott County man is facing charges for impersonating a police officer and deputies are now trying to figure out if he’s done it before.
According to the Scott County Sheriff’s Office, 24-year-old Zachery Trussell is facing impersonating a peace officer and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon charges.
Deputies say he went up to two people fishing at the Veterans Memorial Wildlife area on Tuesday pretended to be a Georgetown police officer.
They say Trussel was wearing a vest that said police and was carrying a very realistic-looking pellet gun. Deputies say he then searched the two people and took a handgun off one of them.
Trussell turned himself in Wednesday.
Deputies want to talk to anyone else that he might have approached.