Thu. Jul 9th, 2020

Tampa Police Arrest Jonathan Charles Stevens, Allegedly Pulling Overe A Female Cop, While Pretending To Be One, Highlight Hollywood News

Police in Florida said a man who flashed red and blue lights at police and  claimed to be a federal officer was arrested for impersonating law enforcement.  Tampa Police said a man with red and blue lights on his Chevrolet Tahoe used  the lights to pull over a Tampa officer late Sunday to inform the officer of a  reckless driver in Ybor City, McClatchy newspapers’ MCT Regional News service  reported Tuesday.



Jonathan Charles Stevens, 24, told the officer he was a Department of  Homeland Security officer, but Tampa police determined his vehicle was not  registered as a police, emergency or government vehicle.



Stevens, who wore a badge around his neck, admitted he was not a government  officer and did not have a concealed weapons permit for his Glock .45-caliber  handgun, the report said.



Stevens was arrested on charges of impersonating a police officer, unlawful  use of blue lights and carrying a concealed firearm.   The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office said Stevens was previously arrested  Sept. 7 when deputies saw him use the red and blue lights on his Tahoe and a  siren to pull a woman over in the Ellenton Outlet Mall parking lot.


Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
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