Sheriff Michael Bouchard stops fake cop car in its tracks

The driver, he said, had gone to extreme lengths to make his SUV look like a police car.

“In the back, it said police interceptor, on the sides it had four numbers like it was part of a fleet,” Bouchard said. “It had the big police push bumpers. There was a light array all around the back, side, on the push bumper. It was decked out.”

The driver was also in possession of a loaded handgun and a knife but didn’t hold a concealed pistol or weapon’s license according to Bouchard. He says police don’t yet know the driver’s motives for dressing up his car to appear like a police car.

“His initial response was that he helped police sometimes, but I don’t know what that means, so we are going to have detectives running this down a bit more.” Read More