Sketch Released of Man Accused of Impersonating a Sheriff

Renaissance_Unity_Brown_TopSketch Released of Man 711adAPPAccused of Impersonating a Sheriff

(Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, June 14, 2015)

A composite sketch of the suspect is attached regarding the police impersonator in Highland Township that occurred on June 5th.  Thanks to the D/Sgt. Krebs of the Michigan State Police for the forensic drawing of the composite sketch of the suspect.

Anyone who may have information regarding the suspect is asked to call the Sheriff’s tip line at 1-888-TURN-1-IN  (1-888-887-6146) or Sheriff’s Dispatch at 248-858-4911.   There is a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.

essentialOriginal Incident:

INCIDENT:  23:48 hrs. – Highland Township – Suspicious Circumstance / Possible Police Impersonation #15-86338.

SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the Highland Township Substation to meet with subject regarding a suspicious circumstance.  The complainant, a 23 year old male from West Bloomfield Twp., indicated that he had been driving in the area of southbound Duck Lake Rd. near Livingston Rd. when the vehicle behind him activated a blue flashing light.  The driver pulled over and the vehicle pulled in behind him.  A male subject exited the vehicle and approached the driver.  When the subject got closer to the driver he noticed that the male subject was not wearing a police uniform.  The subject was wearing a black ball cap with “Sheriff” in white lettering on the front.  The subject asked the driver for his license and Red Door Realty Ad _own_your_dreamregistration and when questioned by the driver, the subject indicated he was giving only giving him a warning.  This subject returned to his vehicle and drove off in the opposite direction.

OUTCOME OF INCIDENT:  The driver described the subject as being a young, white male about 6 feet tall and heavier in stature.  He was dressed in all dark clothing with no uniform, badge, or insignia visible.  The vehicle was an older model Ford Crown Victoria with no marking, stripes, or external lights.  The blue strobe light appeared to me mounted on the visor inside the vehicle.  The driver/victim was not able to obtain the license plate off the vehicle.  Deputies checked the area for the suspect vehicle with negative results. Area police agencies dinos02sidelogo3were advised of the incident.

The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone who may have had a similar experience recently to contact the Sheriff’s Office or their local police department and file a police report.

SUSPECT VEHICLE:  An older model dark colored Ford Crown Victoria.

SUSPECT DESCRIPTION:  Younger white male, approximately 6 feet tall, wearing all dark clothing and a black ball cap with “Sheriff” in white lettering on the front.

NOTE:  Police Reports come directly from the Police Department or agency involved and are written by the person or agency listed below the title.  We generally run these “as is” or with minimal editing for punctuation, spelling, etc. Suspects should not be presumed guilty. Those needing more information about a case are encouraged to follow up with the reporting agency or court system for the most current information.

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