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Man arrested after impersonating narcotics officer in Williamston

WILLIAMSTON, N.C. (WNCT) - A man has been arrested after impersonating a Martin County Sheriff's Office narcotics officer in Williamston.

Rodney Outlaw, of Williamston, was charged with:

  • Two counts of breaking and entering with intent to terrorize
  • Two counts of common law robbery
  • Two counts of second-degree kidnapping
  • Two counts of impersonating a law enforcement officer
  • Violation of a domestic violence protective orders

On Sunday, the Martin County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1366 Bell Town Road in reference to a suspect impersonating a narcotics officer.  

The victims said that a black male, dressed in a suit, approached them at 1611 Bell Town Road and identified himself as a narcotics officer.

The suspect told them that he was there to investigate a fight that had occurred earlier in the day and was there to collect cash money, victims said.

The suspect was identified as Outlaw.

No bond was set for the violation of a domestic violence protective orders charge.

Outlaw was given a $200,500 bond on remaining charges.


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