Atlanta police issue arrest warrant for former APD detective

Atlanta police have issued an arrest warrant for a former APD investigator who resigned from the force last month.

Channel 2 Action News reported that Atlanta police obtained a search warrant for Christopher Kitcho’s apartment after the former APD detective was arrested in DeKalb County for impersonating a police officer.

Kitcho, 34, resigned from APD on August 19 while under investigation by the department’s Office of Professional Standards.

He was arrested Friday for allegedly showing an Atlanta police badge while being questioned by DeKalb officers during an incident at a bar, Channel 2 reported.

When Atlanta officers searched Kitcho’s Lindbergh Drive apartment after that arrest for any other department property that had not been returned, officers found cocaine, marijuana, anabolic steroids and a rifle, according to Channel 2.

Kitcho was the second current or recently-resigned Atlanta police officer arrested last week.

On Thursday, police arrested Tahreem Zeus Rana on charges that he killed a woman and set her body on fire in Hapeville. Rana was arrested at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, where police said he was attempting to board a flight to Mexico.

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