Man arrested for impersonating firefighter during EMS call
Police said Tony Beverly was found inside a patient's home wearing bunker pants and identified himself as a volunteer firefighter
By FireRescue1 Staff
MARYSVILLE, Ohio — A man was arrested for impersonating a firefighter after a crew responding to an EMS call found him inside the patient's home.
NBC4 reported that firefighters responding to a medical call at a mobile home park found Tony Beverly, 18, inside the home with the patient. He was wearing bunker pants and carrying a fire department radio pager, according to police.
Police said Beverly lied about his name and said he was a volunteer firefighter. They also learned that he was a member of the Bokes Creek Fire Department, but was fired in 2016.
After Beverly was arrested, police said they found firefighter gear that was allegedly stolen during a break-in.
Beverly was charged with impersonating a firefighter and misconduct at an emergency.