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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Connecticut

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Colchester Man Who Possessed Fake U.S. Marshals Service Badge Is Sentenced

Deirdre M. Daly, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that JOHN W. CARROLL, 42, of Colchester, was sentenced today by United States Magistrate Judge Joan G. Margolis in New Haven to three years of probation for his unauthorized possession of an imitation United States Marshals Service badge.  CARROLL pleaded guilty to the offense on February 20, 2013.

According to court documents and statements made in court, on October 9, 2012, CARROLL possessed a fake U.S. Marshals Service badge that was substantially similar to an authentic badge, and two fake U.S. Marshals Service identification cards.

This matter was investigated by the United States Marshals Service and state and local law enforcement agencies.  The case was prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Anjna R. Kapoor and Assistant United States Attorney David E. Novick.

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Updated March 18, 2015