ERIE, Colo. (CBS4) – Officers in Weld County on Saturday despatched out a warning a few police impersonator who has been focusing on feminine drivers. It has occurred a number of instances close to Erie, and to date the wrongdoer hasn’t been caught.
The latest incident occurred close to Erie Parkway and Interstate 25 on Friday. A girl informed police a person driving a black sedan with pink and blue lights mounted on it pulled her over. She stated he got here to her automobile sporting a utility belt with a baton on his hip and requested for her license and registration after posing a query about why she thought he had pulled her over.
The lady observed the person wasn’t sporting a badge and when she requested him why not, the Weld County Sheriff’s Workplace described his response as follows:
The suspect informed the girl the badge was in his car. The suspect invited the girl to step out of her automobile and to return again to his car to see his badge. The lady then stated she was going to name 911 to get his badge quantity. The suspect then returned to his automobile and drove away.
Two different police impersonation circumstances have been reported to Erie police in the identical common space in late July, and the victims in these circumstances stated the occasions performed out in an identical method. One other case was additionally reported in neighboring Boulder County.
The sheriff’s workplace described the suspect as white and clear shaven. They stated he has common size brown hair and is about 6 toes tall. He was sporting black pants and a black quick sleeve button-down shirt.
Anybody who’s pulled over by somebody they assume is in any approach suspicious is urged to name 911 instantly and ask the dispatcher whether it is actually a legislation enforcement officer that’s making the visitors cease. The sheriff’s workplace additionally inspired everybody in that state of affairs to:
– Put their automobile’s hazard lights on to let different drivers know they’re stopping.
– Pull over in a nicely lit space.
– Ask the 911 dispatcher to remain on the telephone in the course of the preliminary interplay with the one that performed the visitors cease.
– Get the license plate variety of the car that was used to make the visitors cease, and get an excellent description of the individual and the automobile.
Anybody who has details about the case which may assist investigators is requested to name Deputy Chris Dalzell at (970) 400-4508.
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