Thursday, November 03, 2016
Deputy State Fire Marshals Charge 2 Men With Impersonation of 1st Responders
Caroline County Deputy State Fire Marshals have charged two men with the impersonation of 1st Responders. Talley “Kyle” Ober (20) of Ridgely (Caroline County) and Matthew Bradshaw (19) of Rhodesdale (Dorchester County) were both served with arrest warrants following search warrants being executed at each of their residences. Deputy State Fire Marshals were made aware of the duo acting as 1st responders while conducting an unrelated investigation.
Ober and Bradshaw were taken into custody by Deputy State Fire Marshals without incident and transported to the Caroline County Commissioner where they were later released. Ober faces charges of impersonation in Talbot and Caroline Counties and Bradshaw faces the same charges in Dorchester and Caroline Counties.
The impersonation of a firefighter or emergency squad member is a misdemeanor and carries a penalty of 3 years in jail per charge.
The Maryland State Police and Caroline County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Office of the State Fire Marshal in the search and arrest warrants.
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