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May 20, 2015: Masonic Police Department Member to be Arraigned on Perjury and Impersonating Officer Charges

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Two men and one woman have been charged with claiming to be part of a state-sanctioned police agency calling itself the Masonic Fraternal Police Department, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

Deputy District Attorney Brian Chang said David Inkk Henry (dob 10/27/68) faces three felony counts of perjury by declaration and three misdemeanors counts of impersonating an officer.

Brandon Kiel (dob 7/25/83) faces six misdemeanor counts of impersonating an officer and one misdemeanor count of unlawful use of ID.

Tonette Denise Hayes (dob 3/25/56) is charged with four misdemeanor counts of impersonating an officer.

Arraignment for Henry is scheduled at 8:30 a.m. in Department S of the Los Angeles County Superior Court, San Fernando Branch. Hayes and Kiel are scheduled to be arraigned on June 30.

Case PA083410 was filed for warrant on April 28.

Henry faces a maximum possible sentence of seven years, six months in county jail if convicted as charged. Kiel faces a maximum possible sentence of three-and-a-half years in county jail and Hayes faces a maximum possible sentence of two years in county jail if convicted as charged.

The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.