Centerville Man Accused of Impersonating an Officer

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Joshua HatfieldCENTERVILLE, Iowa – Centerville police apprehended a man Saturday after they say he impersonated an officer.

According to the criminal complaint, Joshua Hatfield, 26, approached the victim’s door on S. 19th Street at about 3:30 a.m. and said he was a probation officer.

When prompted for identification, the suspect said he didn’t have it but said his name is Joshua. The suspect said he was looking for a couple but they weren’t present at the address.

About 30 minutes after the incident, police saw a man matching the description walking nearby. Officers arrested Joshua Hatfield and charged him with impersonating a public official.

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