Wendell Business Owner Charged in Impersonating an Officer Scam
Posted April 15, 2008 7:36 p.m. EDT
Wendell, N.C. — The president of a Wendell towing service is facing charges.
Ronnie Lee Shirley Jr., 35, is accused of encouraging an employee to impersonate a law enforcement officer.
According to an arrest warrant, Shirley is the president of Lizard Lick Towing and Recovery.
Deputies said he encouraged Mark Prouse to pose as a sheriff's investigator while repossessing cars.
Prouse, who was arrested last month, is also facing charges in connection with the scam.