CLINTON — A Salt Lake man was recently charged with impersonating a police officer in Clinton.
But whether the man had intentions of kidnapping a juvenile girl, as police and court documents indicate, was still unknown Friday.
William Joseph Nunn, 30, was charged in Clinton Justice Court on Oct. 30 with impersonating an officer, a class B misdemeanor. He pleaded not guilty to the charge on Nov. 9. His next court hearing is scheduled for Dec. 19.
According to a Davis County Jail report and two search warrant affidavits filed in 3rd District Court, Nunn went to a home in Clinton on Oct. 18 claiming to be a federal agent "in an attempt to take" a girl.
"William stated that he was a federal agent with the bureau and would be filling out paperwork to get custody of (the girl)," the report states.
"The father of the juvenile observed (a) pistol on William Nunn's hip," police wrote in the warrants.
Nunn left the residence and said he would return the next day, according to the report.
Salt Lake police and the FBI were contacted and officers found Nunn at a South Salt Lake motel.
When the officers entered the room, "A black pistol was in plain view on the bed. One AR-15 style rifle was located in plain view in the bathroom and one AR-15 style rifle was seen under the bed," according to the warrant.
Officers also "observed magazines to a firearm sticking out of a suitcase, which was unzipped and partially open, on a nightstand. (An officer) opened the suitcase and observed marijuana, paraphernalia for drugs and various papers," the affidavit states.
One of the AR-15s was listed as stolen out of Evanston, Wyoming. Nunn told the officers he had bought it from another man, according to the warrant.Comment on this story
When questioned about the incident in Clinton, Nunn "stated that it was possible that he could have said that he was an agent when he was speaking with the complainant. William stated that he was not aggressive during the conversation … and (was) under the impression he had come to the residence to pick up her (redacted) and arrangements had been made prior," according to the report.
As of Friday, no other criminal charges have been filed against Nunn in relation to that incident. Clinton police did not return multiple calls from the Deseret News for comment.