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.

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