Man allegedly impersonated state trooper

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A Cattaraugus County man was arrested Friday after he allegedly impersonated a state trooper.

Police began investigating after they say Richard Williams of Hinsdale call a woman’s employer in the City of Jamestown in an attempt to get her fired. The 37-year-old allegedly claimed to be a state trooper several times.

Williams was arrested Friday and charged with first degree criminal impersonation and second degree aggravated harassment. After arraignment, he was taken to the Chautauqua County Jail.

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