CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — A Chandler man is facing a felony charge after being accused of impersonating a federal peace officer.
Federal authorities say 40-year-old Justin Adams Cummings allegedly pretended to be a U.S. Marshal earlier this month.
Phoenix TV station KTVK says a Salt River Police report shows Cummings also allegedly misrepresented himself during a Sept. 7 incident at Talking Stick Resort casino near Scottsdale.
Tribal police responded to a person who was acting disorderly and an associate of that person identified himself as a U.S. Marshal.
Police believe that person was Cummings.
Authorities recently obtained a search warrant for Cummings' home in Glendale.
Inside the home, investigators say they found several shirts and a hat with "U.S. Marshals" written on them.
It was unclear Thursday if Cummings has a lawyer yet.