Police Impersonator Stops Woman in Ingham County

By: Lori Dougovito Email
By: Lori Dougovito Email

The Ingham County Sheriff's Office is investigating, looking for a man they say pulled over, handcuffed and harassed a woman early Saturday morning. It happened in Williamstown Township near the intersection of Zimmer and Sherwood Roads.

The suspect is described as a male, possibly Hispanic, under six feet tall with a flat top haircut, deep voice and larger framed glasses. He was wearing a brown outfit. "She described it as all brown, with an embroidered badge versus a metal one and no gun belt," says Det. Lt. Roy Holliday.

The police impersonator was driving a late 90s or early 2000 model white, Chevrolet Impala with an older style light bar on top.

This, not the first time an impostor has hit mid-Michigan. About seven years ago the East Lansing Police Department was investigating similar incidents. At least six stops were made; the man had a uniform and a realistic looking car. Sketches were drawn up, but no one was ever arrested.

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  • by bob Location: lansing on Jun 20, 2007 at 09:11 AM
    This man is been around for years, and now he seems to be escalating in his behavior. This should concern the mid michigan communitites. What is law enforcement doing to ensure this person is aprehended?
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