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Police impersonator incident on Algonquin Trail

posted Apr 6, 2013, 3:48 PM by John McGinnis

Medford Central Record > News

Medford Lakes police looking for police impersonator

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

MEDFORD LAKES— Police are looking for a man who impersonated an officer conducting a routine car stop, police said.

According to police, the suspect approached a car on Algonquin Trail at about 1:30 a.m. on March 23 with a flashlight, tapped on the driver’s side window, identified himself as a police officer in plain clothes and asked for identification. After receiving the identification, the suspect asked the driver and her passengers if there was any marijuana or alcohol in the car, police said. He then asked if they had cigarettes, and when they gave some to him, he just walked away, police said.

Police describe the suspect as a white man in his mid-20s with short blonde hair, blue eyes, light facial hair, about 5 feet 10 inches tall with a thin build and wearing a black jacket and blue jeans.

Anyone with information should call the Medford Lakes Police at 609-654-2156 or 609-267-8300.