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Man Put Lights, Sirens, 'Sheriff' On His Vehicle To Fake Being A Cop, Authorities Say. His Vehicle Was A Hyundai.

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Source: Fayetteville police; MEGA

Aug. 24 2022, Published 2:09 p.m. ET

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A man used fake sirens and lights on his Hyundai to pull a driver over in North Carolina and now faces charges for impersonating a cop, authorities say.

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Around 2 p.m. on Aug. 23, a silver Hyundai Sonata conducted a traffic stop on a Toyota in Fayetteville, North Carolina, police said.

The Hyundai had lights and sirens, the car had an armored vest inside and the word “Sheriff’ was written across the rear windshield, according to police.

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When the person got out of the vehicle, the driver of the Toyota determined he was not a cop and drove off, police said. The Toyota’s driver got behind the Hyundai later and called 911.

She told police the car was impersonating an officer and stopped her.

Police spotted the Hyundai and stopped it. The driver was identified as 51-year-old Stephon Singleton.

He was arrested and charged with blue lights causing to stop or yield and impersonating an officer.

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