BRUNSWICK COUNTY — Boiling Spring Lake Police have filed an additional officer impersonation charge against 28-year-old Anthony Mark Collins.
Collins, of Boiling Spring Road in Boiling Spring Lakes, was arrested last Thursday on charge of impersonating an officer in connection with another incident. On Tuesday, police filed a second charge in connection with an incident that occurred on Oct. 29, Boiling Spring Lakes Police Chief Bradford Shirley said.
According to an arrest warrant, Collins displayed a badge to the male victim and threatened to tow the victim’s ATV four-wheeler.
Shirley said officers were investigating an unrelated matter with the victim when the officer impersonation incident was reported. Detectives conducted of follow-up interview with the victim that the police chief said “resulted in the additional charge filed against Mr. Collins.”
Collins was served with the warrant for arrest Tuesday. He was held at the Brunswick County Jail under a $500 secured bond.
The investigation into this case is ongoing. Anyone with information they believe could assist detectives is asked to contact the Boiling Spring Lakes Police Department at 910-363-0011.