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Rocky Mount man accused of impersonating an officer

Posted August 11, 2011

— A Rocky Mount man is accused of impersonating a North Carolina Department of Correction officer. 

Terence Craig Priester, Jr., 24, of 1000 Sunset Ave., displayed a fake badge and made the claims to a Raleigh police officer on Aug. 2, according to arrest warrants.

The police officer was arresting a suspect in a stolen vehicle at the time, according to warrants. 

Priester is charged with impersonating a law enforcement officer and resisting a public officer. 


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  • Realamerican71 Aug 12, 2011

    Well, I guess he knows what a real badge looks like now.

  • Shine -On Aug 12, 2011

    Too much television in the supposed formative years.

  • Rebelyell55 Aug 12, 2011

    Another one of them, " I wish I was a little smarter".

  • johnstonredneck Aug 12, 2011

    He must've been desperate to have tried to impersonate a prison guard. Their authority usually ends at the gate when their shift is over.