impersonating an officer
A Brooklyn man has been indicted after police say he posed as a police officer, pulled over a driver in Crown Heights and threatened to shoot him.
Carl Osborne, 37, had not earned a law enforcement badge of any type, but that didn’t stop him from acting like he did, according to WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell.
Ruben Alvarado, 28, of Elizabeth, pleaded guilty to a complaint charging him with impersonation of a federal officer and identity fraud.
Steven Kleinman, 58, was driving a dark-colored vehicle when police said he pulled over a 43-year-old driver on Grace Avenue in Great Neck around 4:45 p.m. Wednesday.
Juan R. Stevens, 50, faces numerous charges after he allegedly coerced four women into having sex with him. In each case, Stevens, claimed to be a law enforcement officer and flashed what appeared to be a badge, prosecutors said.
When the victim threatened to call 911, police said one the suspects took out a star shaped badge and said he was cop while the second suspect said he was an immigration officer.