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One of Romney's Aides Allegedly Impersonated an Officer in Two States



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(KSL News) One of Mitt Romney's aides has taken a leave of absence after he became the subject of investigations in two states for allegedly impersonating a law enforcement officer.

Jay Garrity is accused of leaving a lengthy message with the answering service of a plumbing company, identifying himself as "Trooper Garrity" of the Massachusetts State Police and complaining about erratic driving by a company driver.

Meanwhile, Garrity also has been accused of telling a New York Times reporter who had been following Romney's motorcade in New Hampshire last month that he had run the license plate of the reporter's rental car, and that he should break away from the caravan.

Garrity's attorney is denying the charges.

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