Sierra Vista police arrest man for impersonating a peace officer

Sierra Vista police arrest man for impersonating a peace officer

SIERRA VISTA, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Kenneth Hall, a 32-year-old Sierra Vista man is facing charges of stalking, tampering with evidence and impersonating a peace officer, according to the Sierra Vista Police Department.

Hall was arrested on Tuesday, Dec. 18 by SVPD detectives without incident and booked into the Cochise County Jail. According to a SVPD news release a search warrant was executed at his home and for a vehicle that he was driving at the time of his arrest.

Evidence of the crimes Hall is charged with was found during the search of both the house and vehicle.

A report made to SVPD about Hall led to officers opening an investigation on Friday, Dec. 14. During the investigation officers found that he had portrayed himself as a law enforcement official to several people at a local business and in an online game group he belonged to.

Hall is a registered level II sex offender who was in compliance with his sex offender requirements at the time of his arrest, according to the SVPD news release. He is currently being held without bond.

The investigation into this case is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding Hall impersonating a peace officer is asked to contact SVPD Detective Thomas Ransford at (520) 452-7500.

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