Fake cop rap

Southern Gazette (Belmont) - - NEWS -

A WAN­NEROO man has been charged with im­per­son­at­ing a po­lice of­fi­cer af­ter an in­ci­dent in As­cot in the early hours of Fri­day morn­ing. Po­lice were called to a ser­viced apart­ment com­plex on Great East­ern High­way at 12.30am to in­ves­ti­gate a re­port of a per­son car­ry­ing a firearm. A 54-year-old man at the apart­ment al­legedly told staff there that he was a po­lice of­fi­cer. He was charged with im­per­son­at­ing a pub­lic of­fi­cer, pos­ses­sion of a con­trolled weapon, pos­ses­sion of drug para­pher­na­lia and pos­ses­sion of a pro­hib­ited drug. He will ap­pear be­fore the Perth Mag­is­trates Court on Septem­ber 21.

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