Warrant issued for man accused of impersonating a bounty hunter

May 14, 2021 | Courts

NEWKIRK — A warrant is issued by the Kay County District Court for Clifford Leon Barney, 53, Arkansas City, Kan. who is facing a felony count of falsely representing his self as a bail enforcer. 

Newkirk police report that Barney is accused of going into Char Ron Lounge and Bar on Spet. 22, 2020 in Newkirk wearing an utility belt with a mag light knife, keys and a spray can and claiming that he is a bounty enforcer.

Witnesses have also reported that he has been seen dressed an officer riding a bike in Newkirk. Bond is endorsed at $2,500.