Winchester Man Charged With Impersonating Police Officer

By: WHSV Newsroom Email
By: WHSV Newsroom Email

WINCHESTER, Va. (WHSV) -- On Sunday, Winchester police responded to the 1300 block of Berryville Avenue for a report of a man identifying himself as Winchester police.

Peter Joseph Holland, 42, was impersonating an officer in order to gain access to a hotel room at about 9:45 p.m., according to police.

When officers arrived to the scene Holland ran towards Elm Street and then back towards Berryville Avenue.

He was arrested in the 1200 block of Berryville Avenue and charged with impersonating a police officer and possession of marijuana.

He was taken to the Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center where he was held without bond.


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