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Texan charged with impersonating fire marshal, wrongly ordering 8-liner be shut down

Published On: Oct 10 2012 02:20:59 PM CDT
Updated On: Oct 10 2012 02:47:01 PM CDT

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) -

A Texas Panhandle man has been charged with pretending to be a fire marshal and wrongly ordering an 8-liner business to close.

Dustin Mark Fuller of Amarillo was charged Tuesday with impersonating a public servant and tampering with a government record. Authorities are seeking a motive.
    
Fire Marshal Terry McKinney said Wednesday that the case involves an Aug. 22 incident at an amusement business with casino-style machines. A worker later described the man to officers.
    
Investigators on Aug. 28 stopped Fuller in his SUV. The questioning led to Fuller's arrest on a narcotics possession charge. He was later freed on bond.
    
The impersonation and tampering charges were filed last week. Fuller surrendered Tuesday and was freed on $8,500 bond.
    
No working phone number could immediately be located for Fuller.