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Man arrested at Las Vegas protest for impersonating officer

Posted at 11:32 PM, Jun 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-13 18:25:01-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A man has been arrested for impersonating a federal officer during protests in the Las Vegas valley.

Investigators say Zachary Sanns wore tactical gear with patches similar to what a law enforcement officer would wear. He also reportedly had on night-vision goggles and other gear that is difficult to obtain by civilians.

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Additonally, investigators say Sanns has tattoos related to the Nazis.

Sanns is due in court on June 19 and is facing a federal charge.