Trial set for man accused of impersonating cop

WINCHESTER, Ind. (AP) — A judge has set a September trial date for an eastern Indiana man who allegedly impersonated a police officer and held four teenagers against their will.

The Star Press reports 40-year-old Kory William Tracy’s trial is set for Sept. 2 in Randolph Circuit Court.

He’s charged with impersonation of a public servant and four counts of criminal confinement.

Authorities say four teens on their way home from a “Sweetheart Dance” in Winchester stopped in a parking lot on Feb. 8 to allow their sleepy driver to take a short nap.

Police said Tracy allegedly approached the teens while holding a handgun and wearing a shirt with a sewn-on badge and arm patches.

He allegedly told the teens to stay put and claimed he was a reserve Muncie police officer. 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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