Man in jail for allegedly impersonating officer
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Following a Friday afternoon search, police arrested Sean Earl Gormley shortly before 3:30 p.m. at the Red Ranch Inn, 830 W. Washington St.
Gormley remained in jail Saturday on $250 bail.
Gormley was wanted for allegedly impersonating an officer of the Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Team, or OPNET.
Gormley is not a member of OPNET, nor is he a police officer.
Sgt. Don Reidel said Gormley allegedly entered a thrift shop Friday morning, where an employee noticed he was wearing a bulletproof vest and asked if he was armed.
Reidel’s report said Gormley told the store’s employee that he was armed, that he had a permit and that he was an OPNET agent.
Reidel said officers found Gormley at the hotel after receiving an anonymous tip.
Reidel did not know Gormley’s place of residence.
Second-degree criminal impersonation is a gross misdemeanor, according to state statutes.
Last modified: February 16. 2013 5:37PM