Former Law Enforcement Officer Arrested
AUSTIN, November 5, 2016 – A former Liberty County Law Enforcement Officer was arrested on Friday for Impersonating a Public Servant.
Skarpa was arrested as the result of an indictment on Friday, November 4, 2016 and transported to the Liberty County Jail. Skarpa's bail was set at $4,500 dollars.
On Wednesday, November 2, 2016 the Liberty County Grand Jury indicted Barbie Michelle Scarpa, of Liberty on one (1) count of Impersonating a Public Servant, which is a third degree Felony.
Officers of the Liberty Police Department arrested Scarpa on Friday, November 4, 2016 without incident and she was booked into the Liberty County Jail.
This is a result of a month long investigation where it was determined that Skarpa was providing a police escorts for funeral homes without a police agency holding her TCOLE commission.