Real sheriff arrests impersonating sheriff
Last updated 6/14/2022 at 9:45am
A deputy with the Fallbrook Sheriff's Substation drove by what appeared to be a traffic stop at the intersection of South Mission and Winter Haven Roads in Fallbrook, around 2 a.m. Monday, June 13.
The silver car had emergency strobe lights in the front and back. The deputy also saw a man wearing a black shirt with San Diego County Sheriff's Department patches, a gun belt with a gun in the holster.
The uniformed deputy turned around to assist what he initially thought was a plainclothes deputy. As the deputy approached, the man ran into his car and drove away. The deputy tried to pull over...