Authorities looking for man impersonating patrolman
SNEADS FERRY, NC (WECT) - Authorities are looking for a man who has stopped motorists in Sneads Ferry twice in three days while impersonating a North Carolina Highway patrolman.
According to a post on the Onslow County Sheriff's Office Facebook page, the suspect is described as tall and is his late 20s or early 30s. He is driving a dark Dodge Charger with a large antenna on top and flashing blue lights in the front grill. The man was reported wearing a baseball-style cap with a N.C. Highway Patrol patch and a black jacket.
According to reports, the suspect pulled over women on Monday and Wednesday.
The sheriff's office posted the following safety tips on Facebook:
- In the event you are stopped by an unmarked car and it appears suspicious, you should call 911.
- If someone tries to stop you, continue driving until you are in a well-lit area such as a gas station or an open business.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Onslow County Sheriff's Office at 910-455-3113 or Crime Stoppers at 910-938-3273.
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