Georgia woman arrested for impersonating GBI official
Oh Georgia lady A man who was knocking on doors claiming to be with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been arrested for impersonating an officer, according to police.
Tracy Lynn Allen, 54, was arrested Thursday, Cobb County Jail records show.
According to FOX 5 Atlanta, on March 10, Allen began knocking on doors in a Cobb County neighborhood. A doorbell camera captured him in a home, and said he was with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. He was heard asking a man who did not live at the residence during the late-night encounter.
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“Tell them Tracy Allen with the GBI is looking for them,” he was heard saying through the doorbell camera.
Family members at the home said they also saw a gun holster tucked into the waistband of his pants.
Cobb County Police Sgt. Police, including undercover officers, will always have some form of identification, Van Delk told FOX 5 Atlanta.
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Dallas police said they also alerted other law enforcement agencies in the area after it was reported that Allen had posted threats on social media against some agencies in Cobb County.
The motivation behind Allen pretending to be with the GBI is unclear.
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Alan was booked in. Cobb County Adult Detention Center For the offense of impersonating a public official or servant. His bond was set at about $3,000.