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Henderson woman accused of impersonating police officer

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Melissa Burton, 29. (Henderson County Detention Center) Melissa Burton, 29. (Henderson County Detention Center)
HENDERSON CO., KY (WFIE) -

A Henderson woman is accused of impersonating a police officer.

According to the Henderson Police Department, officers met with an individual who said that they had received numerous calls and voicemails from a woman claiming to be "Officer Cobb" with the department.  

Police say the victim identified the person as 29-year-old Melissa Burton.  

Burton was arrested on July 10 and charged with Impersonating a Police Officer (Class D Felony) and Harassing Communications (Class B Misdemeanor).

HPD says the investigation is part of a domestic situation so the victim's name will not be released right now.

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