Detectives Working to Identify Alleged Police Impersonator
June 6, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
South Precinct detectives are working to identify a man alleged to have impersonated a police officer early Wednesday morning, taking a man’s ATM card and attempting to withdraw money.
The victim reported that he was dropping off a woman who had asked him for a ride at 4 a.m. When he stopped to let her out on Murfreesboro Pike near Spence Lane, he said the suspect approached him and showed a badge. The victim said he surrendered his license and ATM card. The suspect attempted to use the stolen card a short time later but the transaction was denied.
The suspect is a white man who appears to be in his late 20s or 30s. He is approximately 5’10” tall and weighs approximately 190 pounds. He drove a white sedan, possibly a Ford Crown Victoria or Lincoln Town Car.
Anyone who recognizes the police impersonator or suspect vehicle in the attached surveillance photos is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME. Citizens can also send an electronic tip to Crime Stoppers by texting the word “CASH” along with their message to 274637 (CRIMES) or online at www.nashvillecrimestoppers.com. Persons who contact Crime Stoppers by phone, text or Internet can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.