A person suspected of impersonating a law enforcement officer and stopping drivers in unmarked trucks has been arrested, according to a statement issued by the Ashley County Sheriff’s Office.
“A joint investigation involving the Ashley County Sheriff’s Department, Chicot County Sheriff’s Department and Portland Police Department was conducted where a male or female subject has been arrested for impersonating a police officer,” the sheriff’s office wrote in a statement.
According to the statement, the suspect stopped people in a red Chevrolet truck and a green Dodge truck. The statement did not disclose the identity of the person who was arrested.
“More information will be released on the identity of the suspect once investigators believe a valiant effort has been made for citizens to identify this person…,” the sheriff’s office wrote in the statement.
Anyone who came into contact with the individual is asked to contact the Ashley County Sheriff’s Office at (870) 853-2040 or the Chicot County Sheriff’s Office at (870) 265-8020.