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1970 - Lagasse family helps save Mentryville buildings as Newhall and Malibu brush fires erupt & join into worst fire in SoCal history. Twelve fires over 10 days burn 525,000 acres, kill 13 people and destroy approx. 1,500 structures. [story]
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County prosecutors filed a complaint against three men sought by Sheriff’s Department officials last week in connection with charges they organized a fake police department and pretended to be officers.

The court documents accuse three men — David Inkk Henry, aka Rudolph Rusell, 46; Tonette Denise Hayes, 58; and Brandon Kiel, 31 — with charges that include perjury by declaration for calling the “Masonic Fraternal Police Department” a state agency, and impersonating a police officer.

The allegations stretch back to January, and allege that the three men introduced themselves, in a uniform, as their own police agency, which is against the law.

masonicpd1The investigation is being handled by the Emergency Operations Bureau of the Sheriff’s Department, which released few details, citing “an ongoing investigation.”

Santa Clarita Valley deputies made three arrests Thursday when a search warrant was served at a Canyon Country home on Linda Vista Drive, and at least two men were charged with impersonating a police officer.

A website for the group lists the following information:

“The Masonic Fraternal Organization is the oldest and most respected organization in the “World.” Grand Masters around the various states are facing serious safety concerns for their Jurisdictions and their family members. The first Police Department was created by the “Knights Templar’s” back in 1100 B.C.”

A website identifies the group’s “chief of police” as “Chief Henry.”

The group’s website also claims to have deeper roots than “other police departments,” because it was “here first.” The organization’s page claims to have a headquarters in Beverly Hills. A call to an 818 number listed there was not answered.

Henry could face six charges: three counts of perjury pertaining to alleged claims over the fictitious police department, and three counts of impersonating an officer.

Hayes and Kiel could face six charges, with  five counts of impersonating an officer, and another count citing unlawful use of identity.

All three were released on various bail amounts and due back in court to answer to the charges.

 

 

 

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19 Comments

  1. msc545 says:

    This is truly bizarre.

  2. Unaffiliated with the real Masonic community.

  3. Hahaha. When “AwesomeTown” gets boring, just pretend to be cops.

  4. Silly Masons, tricks are for kids.

  5. That’s funny, delusions of grandeur and couldn’t get their history right either.

  6. Bobby Beall Jr, Michael Hill

  7. Alan Bingham Alan Bingham says:

    Sounds like BS trumped up charges to me, might as well thrown in conspiracy while they’re at it, doubt it goes anywhere. A fictitious website about a fictitious group, but what’s funny is big brothers thought police are jumping to whisk off the perps to have their minds wiped and reprogrammed

  8. Tessa Lucero says:

    A man is named Tonette Denise?

  9. seems to be 2 men and a woman. Not 3 men as article states…? Not that that matters but should be more accurate in reporting.

  10. Hector Ramirez ummm

  11. Alonso Angie M wtf! We should have know when we saw the “chief of Police” with tattoos on his head! Smh

  12. David Benghazi Brayton says:

    Why on earth did you not reveal that one of these creeps works for Atty general of California Kamala Harris..who is running for boxers Senate seat?

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