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New Rochelle man arrested for allegedly impersonating federal agent

Detectives had an open investigation on someone alleged to have a gun and to have made comments about being a federal agent.

News 12 Staff

Jun 3, 2023, 2:19 AM

Updated 354 days ago

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A New Rochelle man is under arrest for impersonating a federal agent.
New Rochelle police say they performed a traffic stop Thursday and arrested 48-year-old Manrique Perez.
Detectives had an open investigation on someone alleged to have a gun and to have made comments about being a federal agent.
Detectives saw Perez early Thursday afternoon, and during the stop, Perez identified himself as a federal agent.
They say further investigation revealed Perez had a stolen gun and federal law enforcement badges.
Perez is facing felony charges for criminal impersonation and criminal possession of a weapon and stolen property.


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