Man found guilty of impersonating Dayton police officer

Jason Harrold charged with aggravated robbery in Montgomery County. (Photo/Montgomery County Jail)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A man is found guilty of robbery while pretending to be a Dayton police officer.

A judge found 35-year-old Jason Harrold guilty of two counts of impersonating a police officer, one count of aggravated burglary with a deadly weapon, one count of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon and one count of abduction.

On March 7, 2015 Harrold dressed as a Dayton police officer and took wallets from people staying at the Ramada Inn in Harrison Township.

Two days later, Harrold, still dressed as a police officer, handcuffed a homeowner and took several items.

He remains in the Montgomery County jail on a $250,000 bond. Sentencing is set for August 5th.

One of the co-defendants will also be sentenced August 5th.

The case against a third co-defendant is still pending. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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