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Man impersonates police officer

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2012 2:52 PM
Last updated 8:27 PM
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Richmond County investigators are looking into a report that a man impersonating a police officer took a bag of jewelry from an 84-year-old Augusta man.

According to an incident report, the Walker Street resident notified officers about 2 p.m. Monday that a man dressed like an officer had gone to his home and said he was searching for a shotgun used in a murder case.

The resident told deputies the man took a bag of gold jewelry from a counter in his home and drove away in a black Cadillac sedan.

tNo deputies had been dispatched to the house, police said.

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