Man possibly impersonating law enforcement in Schoolcraft County

SCHOOLCRAFT COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - The Michigan State Police say a man is possibly impersonating a police officer in Schoolcraft County, and investigators want the public to help identify him.

According to police, there have been multiple reports of a man with no law enforcement affiliation conducting traffic stops in Schoolcraft County. Troopers and a detective assigned to the Manistique area are investigating.

Investigators say the man is described as being about 30-years-old with short, dark hair and wearing a brown uniform with a gold badge. His clothing does not have patches or any identifying tags, though he claims to be a recently hired deputy working for the Schoolcraft County Sheriff’s Department.

In the reported cases, he is driving a dark car, possibly a Dodge Charger, which may have a black brush guard on the front, spotlight and a removable red and blue flashing light bar on the inside of the windshield.

Anyone with information about the identity of this man can call the Michigan State Police St. Ignace Post at 906-643-7582. Anyone that may have had contact with him or been stopped him should call and report the encounter, police say.

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