Update from the Chillicothe Police Department (5/24) – CORRECTION: Officers of the Chillicothe Police Department arrested 29 year old Jeremy Brannon for stealing, financial exploitation of the elderly, and impersonating a law enforcement officer, which occurred at the 1200 block of Sunset Street. A second suspect has been identified, but not yet located. Brannon represented himself as a GREEN COUNTY DEPUTY, in attempt to steal by deceit from an elderly subject.
A Jamesport man accused of impersonating a Deputy Sheriff has been charged. The Chillicothe Police Department arrested Jeremy Brannon, 29, on Wednesday.
According to the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, he allegedly persuaded a victim to give him at least $1,400, claiming it was being used to assist in an investigation. Brannon is facing one count of Financial Exploitation of an Elderly or Disabled Person.
Brannon is being held in the Daviess Dekalb regional jail on bond of 25,000 dollars, cash only. He has been scheduled for a preliminary hearing Wednesday, May 29th at 9:00 a.m.
Press Release from the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office
Information on a man arrested for alleged Financial Exploitation of the Elderly/Disables black B felony was made through an investigation by the Chillicothe Police recently. Today we received a Livingston County Arrest warrant for Jeremy R. Brannon, 29, Jamesport, for allegedly misrepresenting himself as a Deputy Sheriff and needed a Chillicothe resident to assist him in an investigation. Mr. Brannon allegedly persuaded the victim into giving him at least $1,400 dollars, which he did not intend to return.
Again the Chillicothe Police investigated this crime and made the arrest. I am placing it on our website as the allegations include the suspect portrayed himself as a Deputy Sheriff while committing a crime in Livingston County. Mr. Brannon does not nor has ever worked for this office. We are asking anyone with similar information or experiences to report that to your local law enforcement agency.
Mr. Brannon is currently incarcerated in the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail in lieu of $25,000 cash bond.