Calif. Police Imposter Appears In Court for Birthday Crime Spree

A California man who committed a string of offenses after celebrating his 19th birthday pleaded no contest during his court appearance last week. The man attempted to pull over two vehicles with his parents' teal pickup truck outfitted with with a siren and flashing lights

A California man who committed a string of offenses after celebrating his 19th birthday pleaded no contest during his court appearance last week.

On Dec. 6, Allen Grabovetsky pulled over a woman in Millbrae while driving his parents' teal pickup truck outfitted with with a siren and flashing lights. Here's the description from the San Francisco Chronicle of what ensued:

Grabovetsky told the woman that she was speeding "and asked for money to let her go," said District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe. The woman, suspecting it wasn't a real cop who had stopped her, asked for the ticket. Grabovetsky "let her go with a warning but demanded she call him 'officer,' " Wagstaffe said.

Grabovestsky then pulled over another car, tried to get a 15-year-old girl to get into his truck, tried to sell marijuana at a train platform, and sent threatening text messages to a friend.

Source: San Francisco Chronicle

 

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