@CopsConsTVobtained lapel footage from a September 29th, 2019 incident involving a man who was impersonating a U.S. Marshal.
Las Cruces, NM – Police officers were dispatched to a domestic violence call near an apartment complex in Las Cruces.
Upon Officers arriving there were numerous witnesses and what appeared to be a U.S. Marshal in a modified uniform on the scene. He introduced himself as Emilio Baca and gave responding officers a narrative of the scene that he was patrolling the area because of numerous break ins in the area.
Lapel footage shows Baca (AKA Aaron Stroud) wearing a U.S. Marshal shirt, a badge, and a holster with a gun on his hip. He informed officers he was with the El Paso sector of the U.S. Marshal’s office.
Officers interviewed other witnesses and victims and found out Baca wrestled domestic violence suspect Ricky Rel to the ground. In the altercation Baca aka Stroud fired a warning shot in the air.
During the interview witness Stroud left the scene without informing the officers after they had told him to remain on scene. Las Cruces PD investigated whether Stroud was a legitimate U.S. Marshal by calling the Marshal’s office. They did confirm an Emilio Baca was a Marshall but Stroud did not fit the description of the agent. Baca (AKA Stroud)
Local and federal authorities investigated and located Aaron Stroud of Las Cruces, New Mexico on September 30th, 2019. He was charged charged with one count of falsely impersonating an officer of the United States.
Our investigation revealed that In 2003 Aaron Tyler Stroud, 38, also faced charges of impersonating a peace officer, and carrying a firearm in a licensed liquor establishment.
On June 12th, 2020, Aaron Stroud was sentenced to 8 months and 12 days in prison for false representation of an officer, or employee of the United States. He had time served and will be released under a two-year term supervised release.
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