(9-3-20) Crime Stoppers of Van Wert is seeking the public’s help in locating a person that has been impersonating a police officer.

Crime: Impersonating a Police Officer

Release Date: September 3, 2020

Local law enforcement is requesting assistance from the public in locating an unknown male that is impersonating a police officer.

He is described as being tall, fit, has a tan-colored complexion, and had a brown scruffy beard. The vehicle driven by this person is to be a black or dark-colored Crown Vic with police style decals.

This subject has been seen in the Mercer County and Van Wert County areas.

Law enforcement is attempting to locate this person and vehicle for further investigation. Any information about these above details please call Crime Stoppers at 419-238-STOP (7867) or the Ohio State Highway Patrol at (419) 238-3055.

If your information helps to solve this case, Crime Stoppers will pay you a cash reward of up to $1000. Crime Stoppers also pays cash rewards for information about other felony crimes or wanted fugitives not reported on the Crime of the Week.