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NarrativeOn October 10, 2013, Jackson police arrested and filed charges against a New Jersey motorist for Impersonating a Law Enforcement Officer, as reported by the Ocean Signal.
According to the press, the charge stems from an October 5, 2013, car stop involving the motorist.
The motorist, as reported by the Ocean Signal, identified himself as allegedly working for the NJ Attorney General’s Office.
The motorist also said he was allegedly working undercover on narcotics investigations with the Division of Criminal Justice, according to the news.
As reported by the news, a police investigation discovered evidence to contradict this.
Impersonating a Law Enforcement Officer,
Under New Jersey law, a person commits a fourth degree crime if he:
- falsely pretends to hold a position
- of any organization or association of law enforcement officers
- as an
- officer or
- member or
- employee or
- with purpose to
- induce another to submit to the pretended official authority or
- otherwise to act in reliance upon that pretense.
- Fines: Up to $10,000.00
- State Prison: Up to 18 months
- Victims of Crime Compensation Assessment (VCCA): $50.00 (or $100)
- Safe Neighborhood Services Fund Assessment: $75
- Law Enforcement Officer Training & Equipment Fund: $30
- Probation: 1 to 5 years, conditioned on county jail up to 364 days
- Suspended Sentence: Up to 5 years
- Additional Penalties:
- Community service
- Court Costs
NJ Criminal Attorney Michael A. Smolensky, Esq., knows how to protect his clients. Mr. Smolensky can provide consultations on all cases regarding crimes involving impersonation. Call Now—(856) 812-0321.