The Californian law enforcement officials recently arrested a 14-year-old teen who was pretending to be a sheriff’s duty. During the investigation, the authorities discovered bullet vests, fake money and weapons and that the teen stopped a woman in traffic and issued her a warning.
California Teen Equipped SUV with Police Lights
According to the authorities, the 14-year-old teen recently arrested for impersonating a police officer managed to fool at least three people before he was apprehended.
The teen’s first victim was a Victorville homeowner who the teen followed home. The man told the authorities that he was just about to enter the house when he saw police lights coming from behind him.
He turned to see what’s going on, just to discover the teen in deputy’s dress code coming towards him. According to the man, the California teen approached him in regarding to a domestic disturbance call that was issued from his house.
The man explained that no one inside the house called the police. However, the teen insisted entering the house but was stopped by the house owner who locked the door in front of him. When he went outside the house to confront him, the teen got into his car and drove away.
A similar event happened during that day, involving a man questioned regarding a possible domestic disturbance. Before the authorities managed to apprehend the impersonator, the teen managed to stop a driver in traffic and issue her a warning ticket.
Following his arrest, the authorities searched his house. Inside they’ve found fake weapons, counterfeit money, bulletproof vests, and various instruments the California teen used to maintain the illusion.
Reportedly, the black SUV the California teen used to approach the woman, and the two homeowners belong to his great-grandfather. The suspect has been booked into county jail, where he awaits his trial.
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