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KSP: Green Co. man arrested for impersonating an officer

By Tpr. Nick Hale

Gradyville, KY - On October 11, 2020, Troopers form Kentucky State Police Post 15 located and arrested George Barton, age 47, of Greensburg, KY, following an assault investigation that occurred on September 3rd, 2020 at approximately 10:30 PM, 6 miles west of Columbia on Edmonton Rd.

Through thorough investigation Detective Nick Davis was able to obtain an arrest warrant on Barton for Assault 4th degree (minor injury), Impersonating a Peace Officer, Improper use of blue lights, Wanton endangerment-2nd degree, Unlawful imprisonment - 1st degree, and Terroristic threatening 3rd degree.

KSP arrested Barton at his residence on October 11th, 2020 at approximately 1:39 AM. The KSP Special Response Team assisted because Barton had barricaded himself inside the residence. After several hours of negotiation and chemical munitions, Barton came out of his residence. Barton was lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail.

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