JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies arrested the man they say impersonated an Interpol officer. Investigators released video of 50-year-old Michael Nelson pulling over a driver and her passenger.
Investigators say Nelson flashed a fake badge and pulled over the woman on Tuesday.READ MORE: Wildfire Sparks In Ptarmigan Wilderness Above Town Of Silverthorne
Nelson motioned for the driver to pull over and then approached her vehicle, asking to see her license and registration. She refused and asked to see his badge.READ MORE: Hector Frias-Chavarria Sentenced For Drunken & Deadly Road Rage Crash
When he walked away to call for backup, the woman drove away.
Nelson faces charges of impersonating a peace officer and false imprisonment.MORE NEWS: High COVID Plateau In Colorado Somewhat Dependent On Vaccines For Children
The sheriff’s office thanked the public for all of their tips.