MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 54-year-old Willmar man, accused of posing as an Army Ranger veteran, is in the Kandiyohi County Jail for being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Willmar Police say Richard Arthur Rahn was arrested Tuesday night after officers served a search warrant at his home on 2nd Street Southwest.READ MORE: A Closer Look At Peter Cahill, The Judge Presiding Over Derek Chauvin's Trial
Authorities say they had received a tip that Rahn had a felony conviction in another state, thus making it illegal for him to have certain firearms.READ MORE: Protesters March Through Downtown Minneapolis On Eve Of Chauvin Trial
Another warrant was served Wednesday at a storage unit in Willmar, where officers seized two more firearms, as well as a U.S. Army dress uniform adorned with medals and insignias.
Police had received complaints that Rahn was posing as a highly decorated officer.MORE NEWS: Jury Consultant: Picking Jurors In Derek Chauvin Trial Will Be 'Herculean Task'
Investigators are determining whether Rahn’s use of the uniform violates a federal statute.