Uber driver impersonating officer after road rage incident arrested by real officers
Cristian Dolon cut off 61-year-old, says he’s police in roadside confrontation
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – According to Miami-Dade police officers, the owner of a tow truck company flagged down officers in a CVS parking lot sometime before 8 p.m. Tuesday.
The owner told officers that a man claiming to be an officer was involved in some type of altercation with an employee of his on the corner of Southwest 67th Avenue and Southwest 24th Street.
Miami-Dade police officers arrived to find Cristian Dolon, 37, in a confrontation with Ramos Montero, 67.
Dolon was driving his black BMW convertible westbound on Coral Way erratically, cut off Ramos and slammed on his breaks forcing both vehicles to an abrupt stop near 67th Avenue, investigators said.
Dolon then flashed a Miami-Dade Police Department badge toward Montero, prompting Ramos to contact his boss, who then tracked down officers on routine patrol at a nearby CVS.
As officers approached the 5-foot, 5-inch, 100-pound Dolon and requested his license, they noticed a gold off-duty Miami-Dade police badge in his wallet. Dolon, an Uber driver, told officers he used the badge for protection.
Dolon was eventually arrested by responding officers and the badge confiscated. He faces a felony charge of impersonating a law enforcement officer.
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