Mississippi man arrested for impersonating law enforcement officer

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
Timothy Wright

According to Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Bobby Webre, deputies arrested 51-year- old Timothy Wright for false impersonation of a police officer and reckless operation on Monday, July 10.

On Saturday night, July 8, deputies received a report that Wright was driving a vehicle with flashing lights and stopped another vehicle. The complainant noticed suspicious activity when Wright exited the vehicle with non-police clothing and drove off. Wright pursued the vehicle for a short period of time before driving off. A license plate number was recovered from the vehicle which led to Wright’s


Timothy Wright, 51, of Florence, Mississippi, was arrested and charged with false impersonation of a police officer and reckless operation.

He was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail where no bond has been set yet.

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