Belton man charged with impersonating a police officer

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Kenneth W. Bishop was charged in connection to falsely impersonating a police officer.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Belton, Mo., man in his early 30s was charged on Wednesday in connection to reports of a man posing as a police officer.

Kenneth W. Bishop was charged with two counts of false impersonation of a law enforcement officer. Bishop was also charged with two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon for the incident that took place on October 2.

In a separate incident that took place on September 26 in the 1600 block of Hardesty, Bishop was charged with first-degree burglary and first-degree attempted robbery.

Bishop’s next court appearance is scheduled for Nov. 12.