St. Pete Police Warn of Possible Police Impersonator
If you are unsure if a police officer is pulling you over, the St. Petersburg Police Department says to call 9-1-1 to let the call taker verify the stop.
ST. PETERSBURG – Officers are investigating a report of a possible police impersonator, the St. Petersburg Police Department said.
Officers said that Thursday (March 22) night, a man in a white police-style sedan pulled her over for a traffic stop in the area north of 5th Avenue S and west of 34th Street. He is described as a muscular man, more than 6 feet tall.. The man asked for her driver’s license and later drove off. Police worked with her and have released a composite sketch of the man.
The department said it “strongly advises” anyone who feels unsure about the identity of a police officer to call 9-1-1, give the call taker your location and the call taker can verify whether or not
it is a legitimate traffic stop.
If you have had a similar experience or have any information about this incident, police ask that you call them at (727) 893-7780.
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