Wellington Man Nabbed For Impersonating An Officer

MAY 2 — A Wellington man was arrested last Friday for impersonating a law enforcement officer.

According to a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office report, between 4 and 4:30 a.m., 22-year-old Kevin Smith made two traffic stops while impersonating a law enforcement officer in the Village of Wellington.

Smith was diving a red Crown Victoria. According to the report, victims said Smith was wearing blue jeans and black vest with a sleeveless shirt underneath, and had handcuffs on his clothing and a police badge hanging around his neck.

Anyone who may have encountered Smith impersonating a law enforcement officer is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS.