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Moon Police: Clinton Man Impersonates Constable During Theft

Moon Police blotter for Thursday, Feb. 23.

A Clinton man has been charged with claiming to be a Pennsylvania State Constable after he was caught shoplifting at Super Kmart on Market Place Boulevard. 

Benjamin Sites, 26, was charged with retail theft and impersonating a public servant after police said he told Kmart management last month to "show him some professional courtesy" because he was a state constable, according to police records. 

Store employees stopped Sites when they saw him attempting to remove tags from a jacket while leaving the store. Sites told store management that he was a state constable, but could not produce a badge or identification. He instead showed staff his permit to carry a concealed firearm. 

Police said they could find no record of Sites ever being employed as a constable.  

A date for his preliminary hearing in Coraopolis District Court was not available. 

also responded to the following recent incidents and made the following recent arrests. Each item is a reflection of police records and does not indicate guilt or a conviction. 

  • Ira Curtis Cook, 51, of Moon, was charged with driving under the influence of a controlled substance Feb. 18 after a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of University Boulevard and Grant Drive. One person was treated at the scene for chest pains following the crash. 

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