Justine Herring Update: Cop Impersonation Claim, Semi-Nude Photos of Mayoral Candidate

Update: The stories surrounding Colorado Springs mayoral candidate Justine Herring keep getting stranger and stranger. Following her arrest on a felony menacing charge for allegedly pointing an AR-15 at a man in a public park (see our previous coverage below), she was busted again on a similar accusation. She's also said to have impersonated a law-enforcement officer. Meanwhile, information has surfaced about what are termed "suggestive photos" of Herring that surfaced last year on "adult escort websites" in what she maintained at the time was an act of identity theft.

See also: Charles Wingate, Ex-Springs Councilman, Apologizes for Keeping Naked, Autistic Boy in Filth, published on April 8, 2014

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