Mesa police have arrested a man for allegedly impersonating a U.S. Marshal.
Police say Richard Ciancuillo was wearing a shirt with the words "Fugitive Recovery Agent" on it.
"The defendant was wearing (a) black polo shirt with a star insignia on it that said Fugitive Recovery Agent," stated the police report.
They also say he was carrying a loaded handgun and had a bag that said, U.S. Marshal.
According to the police report, "he had a Glock handgun in a holster on his right hip on a tactical belt. He had Smith and Wesson handcuffs in a case on hisright side behind the gun."
Officers say Ciancuillo ordered people on the patio of a bar to leave, telling them he was a U.S. Marshal.
When police asked for ID, "he said his badge is fine," stated the police report. When officers insisted on credentials, "he handed me a concealed weapons permit."
Police say Ciancuillo was disarmed without incident and detained in handcuffs.
Ciancuillo is now facing a felony charge of impersonating an officer.
To read the entire police report, click here.
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