TAYLORSVILLE — A West Jordan man currently on federal probation has been arrested for allegedly impersonating a U.S. marshal.
Marc Dane Raddon, 34, was arrested Thursday for investigation of possession of a dangerous weapon by a restricted person, aggravated assault, impersonating an officer and criminal mischief.
Police say Raddon was at the Callaway Apartments, 1141 W. 3900 South, on Dec. 15. He was "claiming to be a U.S. marshal, knocking on doors of various apartments, and threatening to shoot people through their doors if they do not open their door," a Salt Lake County Jail report states.
When one tenant did not open the door, Raddon threw a rock through the window, according to the report.
Raddon was convicted in 2015 in federal court of being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition. His case went to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, where Raddon unsuccessfully argued that police didn't have probable cause to search his car.Comment on this story
He was sentenced to 10 months in federal prison and 36 months of supervised probation. In June, Raddon tested positive for amphetamine, methamphetamine and cocaine and admitted to “messing up" to his federal probation officers.
On Thursday, with his federal probation officers present, Unified police interviewed Raddon about the alleged officer impersonation incident.
"Mr. Raddon had a large knife in his bedroom, a spring-loaded knife in a utility room in his home, and a throwing knife in his garage," the report says.