Man accused of impersonating police officer on I-5

Oregon State Police say the man stopped a vehicle near Aurora Thursday night.

Posted: Jul 6, 2018 7:47 PM
Updated: Jul 7, 2018 4:40 PM

UPDATE: Oregon State Police says John Olsen, 54, of Portland turned himself in Friday. Troopers said he was cited and released for criminal impersonation of a public servant and disorderly conduct.
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AURORA, Ore. – Oregon State Police are searching for a man accused of impersonating a police officer.

Troopers said a man on a motorcycle with blue lights stopped a vehicle on I-5 near Ehlen Road in Aurora at Exit 278 Thursday night.

He is described as an older man wearing a nose ring and arm tattoos. Troopers said he was wearing a black leather vest, black leather pants with a chain wallet and a black and white helmet.

Troopers said the motorcycle appeared to be a black and white Harley-Davidson type with a large front fairing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Oregon State Police Northern Command Center at 503-375-3555 and ask to leave a message for Trooper Elias Breen or email elias.breen@state.or.us.

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