Police Looking For Fake Police Officer
The Muscatine County Sheriff's Office is looking for a person impersonating an officer. The suspect made at least one traffic stop on Sunday in the area of Hwy 6 and Moscow Road.
From The Muscatine County Sheriff's Facebook page:
On Sunday, Feb 9, 2020, The Muscatine County Sheriff’s office was notified of white male mid 30-40 years of age impersonating a police officer in the area of Hwy 6 and Moscow Road when he conducted a traffic stop on the caller.
The caller indicated at or about 5:00 a.m. on Sunday, she was pulled over by a black or dark colored Ford Focus which displayed flashing red and blue lights in the front windshield.
An investigation is ongoing. If anyone has additional information regarding the incident, please call the Sheriff’s Office at 563-264-0188 Ext 109, 115 or 118.
If you are being pulled over by an unmarked car police say you should still pull over as safely and quickly as possible. Once pulled over if you feel unsafe you can call 911 to see if there are any unmarked police in your area.
Unsure of the person pulling you over is an officer? There are key things to look for. Any unmarked car pulling you over in Iowa state law requires that officer to still be in uniform. You can also ask the officer to show their identification before rolling down your window the entire way. State law requires any officer, even in unmarked vehicles, still carry their ID.