A Boiling Springs man is accused of impersonating an U.S. Marshall after the father of a local fire chief reported him to authorities.
Spartanburg County deputies said the Boiling Springs Fire Department chief called them to say his father had been approached by a male impersonating an officer.
The man told deputies that while he was outside his Fourth Street home March 29, a white Jeep with a black top pulled in the driveway and blew the horn.
The man in the car, later identified as Martin Hebron, showed a badge and said he was a U.S. Marshall and a retired police officer in New York, according to deputies.
Deputies said Hebron, 73, told the man he needed to inspect his firing range, but he did not have one. They said Hebron said he would get a warrant on him and gave him a business card that had his name and number on it and the name "Advocate."
According to the arrest warrant, Hebron showed a Prince William County Sheriff's Office badge and credentials but is not a law enforcement officer.
Hebron was arrested Wednesday morning, charged with impersonating a law officer then released on a $5,000 bond.
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