CLEARCREEK TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - A man accused of impersonating a police officer turned himself in on Tuesday.
Clearcreek Township Police said Cody James Burton pretended to be a cop to possibly pull over motorists and get girls' cell phone numbers.
Burton is accused of stopping two motorcyclists last week on State Route 48. He was wearing "tactical" gear, a police type vest and carrying a firearm in a thigh holster, witnesses said.
After holding the motorcyclists for 30 minutes, Burton allegedly admitted the ruse and said it wasn't the first time he's pretended to be a cop.
He is charged with impersonating a police officer, unlawful restraint, tampering with evidence and possession of criminal tools.
A judge allowed Burton to be released with a GPS tracker. He appears in court again May 31.