Police Search for Suspect Accused of Impersonating New Milford Cop
Police in New Milford are looking for a suspect in a recent theft offense incident.
The suspect is accused of committing the theft crime around 8:45 p.m. on River Road in New Milford, NJ. According to authorities, the suspect was driving what was later described as a black Chevy Tahoe or Suburban when he pulled over another car on the road.
After stopping the victim, the suspect approached the other motor vehicle and allegedly impersonated a cop. He allegedly asked the victim to provide his driver’s license and registration information. Additionally, the suspect allegedly informed the motorist that he owed cash for an unpaid traffic summons.
When the suspect allegedly asked the motorist to pay the fine, the motorist declined. The suspect then reportedly walked back to his car and drove away.
New Milford NJ detectives are actively investigating the theft incident. They released a sketch of the suspect, who has been described as being in his mid to late 20s, standing 5-foot-8, and weighing roughly 200 pounds.
If the suspect ultimately arrested, he will likely face criminal charges for theft of movable property.
For additional information about this case, access the NJ.com article, “Police Seek Man Who Impersonated Cop, Demanded Cash.”