Mid-South man impersonates deputy to pick up women - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Mid-South man impersonates deputy to pick up women

A Mid-South man is charged with impersonating a deputy to pick up women.

Detectives say the suspect mounted an emergency light atop his car and used it to pull over several drivers in North Shelby County. He flashed a phony badge, and asked at least one female driver if she had a boyfriend.

The man later admitted to carrying a gun and impersonating an officer in an attempt to obtain women's phone numbers.

Deputies aren't releasing his picture, hoping other victims will be able identify him in a lineup.

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