AL sex offender charged with impersonating officer

WSFA - 02-18

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HOUSTON COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - A south Alabama man has been arrested and charged with impersonating a peace officer, according to the Hartford Police Department. Jeffery Wayne Fortner, a registered sex offender who lives in Houston County, was taken into custody Sunday by Hartford police officers after he visited a local convenience store where he allegedly presented himself to the clerk as a law enforcement officer from Atlanta.