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Monroe County warns public of fake narcotics officers

Residents of Monroe County are being warned of two people who are posing as narcotics officers.

Posted: Dec 9, 2019 3:15 PM

ABERDEEN, Miss. (WTVA) - Residents of Monroe County are being warned of two people who are posing as narcotics officers.

According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department, a local businessman was stopped by two black men late Friday night on Highway 278, west of Amory.

The imposters were traveling in an older model black Ford Crown Victoria.

The businessman said the driver of the Crown Victoria approached his vehicle and asked for his driver’s license.

The businessman grew suspicious after noticing a pistol and sped away, according to the Sheriff’s Department.

The imposters followed him, but the businessman eventually escaped.

The driver of the Crown Victoria was described as a tall, black man, seen wearing blue jeans, a black shirt and a hoodie.

The passenger in the Crown Victoria was described as being a large black man.

The businessman said the imposters used a round handheld light as blue lights.

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