Manchester Teen Charged with Impersonating Police Officer
That wasn’t a cop conducting a road stop Friday in Manchester, say police. They’ve filed charges against a township 18-year-old for impersonating one.
Court action is pending against Christopher Monaco related to the incident on Route 37, police said.
With a blue flashing light atop his Chevy Cobalt, no uniform, and no law enforcement identification, Monaco flagged a car to the side of the highway at around 3 PM and began interrogating the driver and passengers, police said.
The driver issued the complaint and claimed that Monaco forced everyone in the car to produce identification, police said.
Monaco was apprehended quietly at his house, charged with disorderly conduct, harassment and several road offenses, and released on summonses, police said.
Police remind you that officers conducting roadside stops, especially in unmarked vehicles, are required to either be clad in recognizable uniforms or bear official identification.