For Immediate Release: Trooper Arrests Possible Police Impersonator
Palm Beach County: Trooper Joshua Buday observed a gold Ford Crown Victoria exit a parking lot onto Blue Heron Boulevard through a stop sign. Trooper Buday stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver. Further investigation revealed that the driver had a suspended driver license and the vehicle was equipped with functional red and blue flashing lights and a siren. The vehicle appeared to be an unmarked police vehicle. The vehicle was unregistered and was displaying a stolen tag. 31 year old David Dannis Lafon from Lake Worth was arrested and charged with Unlawful Blue Lights, Driving with a Suspended Driver License, and Fail to Register Vehicle.
This vehicle also matches the description of a vehicle that has been seen traveling through traffic and running red lights with the emergency lights activated. The Florida Highway Patrol is trying to determine if the subject has been conducting traffic stops as a police impersonator. If anyone has been stopped by this subject they are urged to contact the Florida Highway Patrol at 954-837-4012. Photographs of the vehicle are attached.