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JAMESTOWN – A 37-year-old Hinsdale man was arrested by state police Friday for allegedly impersonating a state trooper in calls to the Jamestown employer of a woman he was hoping to get fired.

Richard E. Williams Jr. was charged with first-degree criminal impersonation and second-degree aggravated harassment. He had repeatedly told the employer that he was a state trooper investigating the woman.

He was remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail following his arraignment in Jamestown City Court.