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For Immediate Release

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Andrea Davis, Tampa Police Spokesperson
(813) 276-3255
 
Suspect Arrested for Impersonating a Police Officer
 
Tampa, FL December 30, 2013 -

WHEN: 12/29/2013 @ 10:30 PM

WHERE: 17th Street North and 7th Avenue East

SUSPECT: Jonathan Charles Stevens, 07/17/1989, W/M, 8004 Woodlawn Circle, Palmetto

CHARGES: Impersonating a police officer, unlawful use of a blue light and carrying a concealed firearm

VEHICLE: 2009 White Chevy Tahoe SUV

DETAILS: The suspect was driving a white Chevy Tahoe equipped with flashing red & blue emergency lights. The suspect activated the emergency lights to stop a Tampa Police officer so he could report a reckless driver. He said he was a Homeland Security officer and he had a gun and a badge around his neck. Just before turning on his lights, he also called dispatch to report the same information as well. The officer found the suspect’s actions suspicious so she continued to talk to the suspect and also discovered the vehicle was not registered to a government agency. Upon further questioning, the suspect admitted he was not employed by a government agency. He doesn’t have a concealed weapon permit.



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