Police Say Man Driving on I-270 Was Impersonating Police Officer, No Charges Filed

ROCKVILLE, MD – Police said a report of a man impersonating a police officer while driving on I-270 has been confirmed, but no charges have been filed at this time.

According to the Maryland State Police, at about 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday, officers received a call reporting a suspicious vehicle on I-270. According to a preliminary investigation, the caller reported that someone driving a tan Chevrolet Malibu was activating red and blue lights to move vehicles off the road on I-270.

“Investigators were told by a witness that they were driving north on I-270 in the area of Middlebrook Road when they encountered the suspect driver,” police said. “According to a preliminary investigation, the driver of the Chevrolet had red and blue lights activated on the front and rear of the car and was driving aggressively. The driver briefly got behind the witness before switching to the high occupancy vehicle lane and driving away.”

There are no reports of the suspect driver trying to pull over any motorists.

“Troopers have located the suspect vehicle and have spoken to a person of interest in this case, but no charges have been filed at this time,” police said.

Investigators are asking the public if they encountered this vehicle to please contact the Rockville Barrack at 301-424-2101.

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