Police Impersonator Arrested in Precinct 6/Towson
Baltimore County, Maryland (September 9, 2013) - Baltimore County Police have arrested and charged Jeffrey Pianowski, 41, of the 2700 block of Burridge Road, 21234, with impersonating a police officer and related charges.
On September 3 at 1:16 p.m., an officer responded to the 7-Eleven in the 8600 block of Pleasant Plains Road, 21286, for a call of a man identifying himself as a police officer. The caller told 911 that the man actually worked for a car dealership. When officers responded, they located Jeffrey Pianowski, who was wearing a polo shirt that said police across the back and displaying a badge around his neck. He was wearing a holster with an air pistol on his side, and was driving a silver Chevrolet Impala. Police equipment, including handcuffs, badges, clothing, patches, replica weapons, firearms, ammunition, and vehicle license plates, were recovered from his car and his home.
Search for Additional Victims
Detectives located at least one individual who reported that Jeffrey Pianowski attempted to pull him over for a traffic stop, and they are concerned that he may have done this on more than one occasion.
Jeffrey Pianowski is currently being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on $150,000 bail.
Police are asking anyone who believes they may have been a victim to call 410-307-2020.