The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (EPCSO) say they arrested a man who was allegedly impersonating a police officer and trying to make a traffic stop on Saturday night.
According to EPCSO officials, on Saturday night, December 18, Deputies from the Peter J Herrera Patrol Station were sent to Gateway East and Horizon Boulevard about a suspicious vehicle trying to make a traffic stop.
Deputies stopped a Chrysler 300 with red and blue lights; officials say that car is not a law enforcement vehicle.
EPCSO officials say the driver, 21-year-old Israel Rubio, was arrested for Impersonating a Public Servant. Deputies say they also found drugs in Rubio’s possession.
Rubio was booked into the El Paso County Detention Impersonating Public Servant and the drug charge, and is being held on a $17,500 bond.