MANSFIELD, Oh - The Mansfield Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is searching for the man who they think impersonated one of their own.
The alleged incident happened Tuesday.
A woman told the Highway Patrol that she had been stopped by a black SUV. A man got out of the SUV and identified himself as a trooper before saying he stopped her for speeding.
The suspect is described as a middle-aged white male, approximately 6’1” tall, 230 lbs. with short dark hair, graying temples and a goatee. He also has a gold tooth. The suspect was wearing a gray polo shirt with insignia, black pants and had a portable radio on his belt.
The suspect’s vehicle is described as a newer, black, Chevy trail blazer or Ford Explorer with dark tinted windows and no visible front license plate. The suspect placed a small red and blue strobe light in the dashboard to signal the driver to pull to the side.
Anyone with information regarding the suspect is urged to call the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Callers may remain anonymous.
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