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Knox County Sheriff receive report of Officer Impersonation

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a newspaper delivery person was
stopped by someone who appeared to be impersonating a law enforcement officer. The
incident occurred at approximately 5:00pm on Tuesday November 6, 2018. The stop was in the
area of Apple Valley Dr. and Northern Spy Dr. The driver stated that the vehicle was a large
black SUV with tinted windows. The vehicle was equipped with a blue dash light and siren.
There were no markings on the SUV. The impersonator said that he had stopped her for
speeding. He was described as a white male around 5’7”, around 160 pounds, with short black
hair. He was wearing a black jacket with a patch on the front that said highway patrol. It was
not an Ohio State Highway Patrol patch.
Anyone with information concerning the vehicle, or who may have had a similar
experience is asked to contact 740-397-3333 ext. 1.

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