Alleged Police Impersonator’s Defense: The Constitution Allows ItMichael Bonin, of Beecher, allegedly posed as a deputy marshal on Dec. 4 at a River North movie theatern. He’s accused of wearing law-enforcement garb, flashing a handgun and announcing he was a “U.S. marshal” when moviegoers asked him to stop talking on his phone. He has a history of impersonating cops, authorities said.
Police: Cop Impersonator Robbed Woman After Stopping Her CarStreamwood Police say a police impersonator robbed a woman last week - after he stopped her car on a side street near Schaumburg Road and Route 59.
Man Posing As Federal Agent Robbing People On South SideThe man approaches victims in a tan SUV, pulls over to talk to people on the sidewalk and identifies himself as an agent or “Officer Franklin,” according to a community alert from Area South detectives.
Student Pulled Over And Robbed By Phony Police OfficerA man driving an unmarked white Ford Crown Victoria with interior flashing red and blue lights pulled the student over near Ballard and Bender roads in Des Plaines as she was driving to school around 7:30 a.m. on May 20.
Police Impersonator On The Loose In BarringtonPolice in the northwest suburbs are warning people about someone who has been trying to impersonate them.
Joliet Man Caught Impersonating Cop, Trying To Lure Young BoysA 32-year-old man is in custody, after police say he tried to pass himself off as one of them, and lure two boys to his van.
Naperville Police Search For Fake CopPolice in Naperville are looking for a man who pretended to be a member of their force and pulled over a woman.

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