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Glendora police search for phony cop who made traffic stop, bothered family members

Glendora Police Department

Glendora police are looking for this man, who impersonated an officer at least twice in May 2012.

Police are looking for a man who impersonated an officer in Glendora earlier this month in order to make a traffic stop, then weirdly imposed himself on the victim’s family.

The phony cop -- wearing a passable uniform with holstered sidearm and flashing a badge -- pulled over a man on May 11 who was exiting the Foothill Freeway at Sunflower Avenue at about 11 p.m., according to reports based on a Glendale Police Department press release.

In making the traffic stop, he reportedly displayed a white strobe light, flashed his high beams and even went so far as to bump the other car from behind while they were moving -- something officers never do.

Another tipoff might have been the phony cop’s car: a cream-colored Ford Edge.

According to Glendora police, after pulling the man over things transpired as follows: