A joint investigation involiving the Ashley County Sheriff’s Office, Chicot County Sheriff’s Office and Portland Police Department resulted in an arrest of a suspect who was allegedly impersonating police officers.

Last week, a suspect — whose identity officials have declined to release — was arrested and transported to Ashley County Jail for allegedly using blue lights in unmarked vehicles to make traffic stops.

The suspect was allegedly using a green Dodge and red Chevorlet to make the traffic stops, although authorities said he or she could have been using other vehicles as well.

Investigators with the ACSO are asking that anyone who was stopped recently by an unmarked vehicle with flashing blue lights to contact them.

A news release issued last week said that more information will be released on the identity of the suspect once investigators believe a valiant effort has been made for citizens to identify this person without releasing an identity or other information that could hamper the on-going investigation.

Those who can provide any information are asked to contact the ACSO at 870-853-2040 or the CCSO at 870-265-8020.

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