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Fake cop may have victimized county residents

Original post made on Jul 23, 2010

Law enforcement officials are seeking Santa Clara County residents who may have been victimized by a 27-year-old San Jose man who was arrested Monday on suspicion of impersonating a police officer in Atascadero.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, July 22, 2010, 3:51 PM

Comments (3)

Posted by Country bumpkin, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jul 23, 2010 at 1:42 pm

"country residents" or "county residents"?


Posted by county, a resident of Sylvan Park
on Jul 25, 2010 at 2:53 am

County, while that can include the incorporated areas such as cities, it sounds like he was out in the boonies/unincorporated areas which would be the country. CHP patrol the roads out there, and Sherrifs department do the regular/routine police calls. Either one would be easier to impersonate then a regular city cop.


Posted by The Eye, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jul 25, 2010 at 5:09 pm

I wonder if the various police departments have compared notes to see if this guy was the same one with a police radio showing up in sight of San Mateo area police traffic stops, making false dispatch calls, and also taunting the police over their frequencies?


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