Police: Man Impersonated Undercover Officer, Followed Teen
DES MOINES, Iowa – A Des Moines man was arrested over the weekend after police say he followed a teen girl and claimed to be an undercover police officer. Sixty-year-old Kent Arnold Smith is charged with impersonating a public official for the incident that happened Saturday afternoon. According to Des Moines police, a female teen was driving with two friends in her car when she noticed a vehicle following them. She pulled in to a family member’s driveway in the 600 block of 35th Street and the vehicle pulled in behind her.