Friday 15 November, 2019

Fake cops arrested in San Juan after robbery

Police have arrested two men in San Juan dressed in tactical police uniforms.

According to reports, around 3.30 am on Thursday, officers attached to the San Juan CID, North Eastern Division Task Force, and Emergency Response Patrol responded to a report of a robbery in progress at Silver Mill.

The officers intercepted a Toyota Rav 4 in which the two men were occupants. 

The vehicle was similar to that used by the TTPS, outfitted with flashing blue lights at the front and back of the SUV.

In the vehicle, officers found and seized an AR-15 assault rifle and a pistol.

Investigators have identified one of the suspects as a former police officer.

San Juan police are continuing investigations.

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