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13. Ohio Impersonator Gets 1 Year in Jail

Akron Beacon Journal via YellowBrix

AKRON, OH – A Manchester High School graduate who posed as a sheriff’s deputy in three appearances at Summit County schools last summer has been sentenced to a year in prison.

In August, Ryan A. Worlow, 21, of Mac Drive in Stow, was wearing a deputy’s uniform and carrying a .40-caliber handgun when he went to the classrooms of three schools he had attended and spoke to students and teachers about safety procedures, prosecutors have said.

There were no reports of any incidents at Manchester High, Manchester Middle or Nolley Elementary schools.

Summit County Common Pleas Judge Paul J. Gallagher this week sentenced Worlow to 12 months on one count of impersonating a police officer, six months on a second count of impersonating a police officer and 30 days for criminal trespassing. The sentences are to be served concurrently.

Worlow pleaded guilty in February.

Worlow, originally facing a 15-count indictment, was scheduled to go to trial in Gallagher’s court in February, but his lawyer, Lawrence L. Delino, said he decided to accept a plea deal so he could put the incident behind him and spare others from going through a trial.

Also in February, Worlow pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor counts of criminal trespassing. Prosecutors said he made uniformed appearances at his dentist’s office and at a McDonald’s restaurant.

In exchange for the guilty pleas, one count of impersonating a police officer, two counts of possessing a deadly weapon in a school zone and five counts of criminal trespassing were dismissed.

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  • Pic_from_phone_1106_max50


    over 3 years ago


    its clowns like that, that make all security office look bad!

  • Academy_001_max50


    over 3 years ago


    What a clown!

  • 79611760-79--c84-traditional_cd_image_max50


    over 3 years ago


    It's pathetic how dumb some people can be.

  • Car6_max50


    almost 4 years ago


    ha ha, nice

  • Mourning_badge_max50


    almost 5 years ago


    You mean I get paid to do a job that someone else will do for nothing? Wow, I suppose I am just lucky!

  • Dsc_0311_small_max50


    almost 5 years ago


    I used to love going on rescue calls and having a off duty mall cop show up!

  • Fmf_badge_max50


    almost 5 years ago


    #19. Good old water boarding, they at least learned something from that fake president we had to put up with for the past eight years. Call waterboarding what it is not some lame name like "simulated drowning." To be WB'ed is no fun, even when you know all you have to do give a signal and it is stopped. What we had to go through for our country back in the 70's.

    If they where just taking the drugs off the streets, I would have no problem with it. Any other reason, well, that is a different story.

  • Fmf_badge_max50


    almost 5 years ago


    I told my daughter and daughter-in-laws, that if a car comes up behind them, then tries to stop them and is not decked out like a standard police car, or they are suspicous of the driver to either call 911 on thier cell phones and ask for assistence from a marked car or to head for the nearest police station/barracks or what ever they are called in the areas where my kids are stationed. The same advice that he gave us kids when we got out on our own. You never know!

    Their grandpa, may he rest in peace, was a real good C.o.P. from back in 1952 until he was forced to quit in 1973 because a local sheriff pressured the local police commissioner to fire him and replace the city LEO's with a resisdent deputy.

    As for you real LEO's out there, I have great respect for you and the job you do, I understand the daily danger that you face. In 1959 we almost lost our father to an escaped murderer from out of state when dad tried to stop him for going the wrong way on a oneway street after the perp ran when he was told he could not double park in front of the bank. The lack of communication between states and departments did not exist at the time. Keep up the good work, and stay safe.

  • Shawn_max50


    almost 5 years ago


    I am with joliveria, I feel this site should be allowed to people who are LEOs or CSOs, and also to have this verified from the agency to insure there isnt an impersonator.

  • Cbpunifclassi_max50


    almost 5 years ago


    Silent_Observer: Thank you so very much for pointing out the Mall Ninja Legend. I freakin wet myself all over my Government Issued desk chair. Holy Crap! Theres also a Mall Ninja Aptitude test at I, very literally, almost passed out laughing.
    I used to be a Director of Mall Security for a Mall in Mission Viejo, so I have a distinct appreciation for this wingnut.

  • Photo_user_blank_big


    almost 5 years ago


    My favorite is the Chicago teen with spunk....(laugh)....he got himself a Lexus and lunch with his "co-workers" at Micky D's.....Apparently he has not learned his lesson(s)....and although appearances would suggest he is going up in the world...he was actually going down. I know that this is not a joke. Particularly some of the other cases involving guns. On a more serious note: Reminds me of a time that there was a kidnapper/rapist on the loose in New England....impersonating a cop was how he got attractive ladies travelling alone to the side of the road. My sister was almost one of his victims.....that was until the rest of us woke up from taking a nap (which we usually did while traveling from our home in MA to our ski chalet in NH)....and the "police officer"....complete with red flashing light, gun and badge....quickly exited the area. It's not that peace officers don't have enough to do already.....My hat is off to them for all that they do, day in and day out with little or no thanks from the public.

  • Photo_user_blank_big


    almost 5 years ago


    it is really to easy for people to get their hands on guns today

  • Morning_coffee_max50


    almost 5 years ago


    honestly i don't think any of this is funny, over half of these idiots had guns.

  • Photo_user_blank_big


    almost 5 years ago


    and remember always be safe there is no "routine traffic stop " each one is diffrent so treat it as such

  • Photo_user_blank_big


    almost 5 years ago


    my comment is about people in America and all these stories. there is a bigger problem here and is people mental health issue these people should be prosucuted to the fullest extent of the law if they can do these type of actions what else are they capable of so far no inocent people have been hurt but it only takes a secound to change someones whole world

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