Police: Albany man impersonated trooper

ALBANY – An Albany man is facing charges for allegedly impersonating a state trooper.

On Aug. 19, troopers responded to a complaint from a Colonie business that Keshawn M. Bacchus, 22, contacted the business via email and phone. During the conversations, he identified himself as a trooper and falsely said that the person who worked for the company committed a crime, according to a news release.

Bacchus was charged with criminal impersonation, aggravated harassment and falsely reporting a crime. He was issued an appearance ticket and released. He is due in Colonie Town Court on Sept. 13.