PD: Man impersonating law enforcement officer in Maricopa

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By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas

MARICOPA, Ariz. – Police have released a sketch of a man suspected of impersonating a law enforcement officer in Maricopa.

According to the Maricopa Police Department, the suspect stopped a vehicle driven by a female in the area of Adams Way and Falcon Lane between 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Sept. 12.

Police said the suspect approached the driver but did not ask for her driver's license. He was wearing a black, button-down long-sleeve shirt with "POLICE" in yellow block letters on one of the upper arm sleeves and black Docker-style pants, but he did not have a gun belt, weapon or badge.

He then walked back to his vehicle and drove away from the scene in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a white male in his early to mid-30s, approximately 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall, clean shaven, with a medium build and dark brown short/medium-length hair.

The suspect was driving an older, white, four-door mid- or full-sized passenger car. The vehicle had horizontal flashing blue and red lights on the dashboard and no other distinguishable features.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Michael Burns at 520-316-6869.