Man accused of impersonating reporter pleads not guilty

MILWAUKEE — 68-year-old Gary Medrow, the Greenfield man accused of impersonating a newspaper reporter and contacting female high school athletes, pleaded not guilty to the charges he faces on Tuesday, December 11th.

Medrow was arrested on Friday, November 16th at his home in Greenfield. He was charged in Ozaukee County court with two counts of unlawful phone use and two counts of disorderly conduct. Each of the charges against Medrow is a misdemeanor.

Officials tell FOX6 News Medrow has been found guilty in the past of impersonating a police officer.

Authorities believe he's posed as a photographer in other communities that include Verona, Hartland and Franklin. Cedarburg police say two high school students were contacted by the 68-year-old for a photo shoot at the high school.

Medrow is due back in court on Thursday, January 17th.

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