Police: Sheriff's badge stolen from reserve deputy suffering from dementia
CEDAR FALLS (AP) -
UPDATE: Black Hawk County Sheriff Tony Thompson says Draper allegedly stole the badge from a 79-year-old retired deputy suffering from dementia.
Timothy Draper worked as a maintenance man at a senior living facility in Cedar Falls.
A Waterloo man is arrested, accused of stealing a Black Hawk County Sheriff's badge.
Timothy Draper was arrested at the Backporch Revival concert at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday; police say he was pretending to be a Sheriff's deputy and brought a loaded gun into the stadium.
Investigators say Draper stole that badge from a Black Hawk County reserve deputy; they say Draper was a maintenance man where the former reserve deputy lived, and he took that badge from the deputy's apartment.
Draper turned himself in to Cedar Falls police on Wednesday morning. He's charged with 5th degree theft.
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