Michael Harp, 29, had been arrested on Tuesday night after
shoplifting $36 worth of beer from a convenience store, said
Corbin Police Major Rob Jones.
Harp and other suspects had stolen beer from the same store more
than once that day and were caught drinking it in public, Jones
At the police station, Harp asked if he could call a family
member on his cellphone. But he instead called a Domino's pizza
restaurant and placed an order in the name of Captain Coy
Wilson, his arresting officer, Jones said.
Harp was then charged with theft by deception, identity theft
and impersonating an officer, Jones said. A preliminary hearing
has not yet been set.
Corbin is about 87 miles south of Lexington.
Harp denied the charges in an interview on Lexington station
"I mean, pizzas," Harp said. "Come on, this is what high
(Reporting by Mary Wisniewski; Editing by Lisa Von Ahn)
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