NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 26, 2012 –
On our ‘Police Log’ page, the News-Ledger reported yesterday an incident involving a woman who said she was pulled over by someone who may have been impersonating a patrol car.
The 29-year old woman said that around 12:20 a.m. on Sunday morning, a red Mustang with lights and a possible siren tried to pull her over near Marshall Road and Golden Gate Drive. The driver of the Mustang pulled out from behind her and drove away — perhaps realizing she had other people in the car with her.
Police judged her account as being one of “impersonating a police officer” and “false imprisonment.”
Today, the West Sacramento Police Department said it was looking for a suspect in the case. Sergeant Nathan Steele said the suspect vehicle may be a red, mid-2000s Ford Mustang “with a red and blue flashing light and siren.” He said the incident occurred in the area of Promenade and Southport Parkway.
“The police department is requesting the public’s assistance with anyone having information in regards to this vehicle,” added Steele in a press release. “We would also like to remind the public that if they are stopped by a vehicle and you are uncertain it is a police officer you may slowly proceed to a well lit and public location while calling police dispatch.”
Anyone with information is asked to call police dispatch, (916) 375-6474.
Copyright News-Ledger 2012