NORTHFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 63-year-old man has been charged with false representation as a peace officer after a fake badge, two handguns and a shotgun were found in a vehicle which was off the road with a flat tire in Washtenaw County.
George Galbraith also was arraigned Friday in Ann Arbor district court on weapons charges, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday.READ MORE: The Detroit Zoo To Host Its Final Weekend Of Family-Friendly Halloween Event 'Zoo Boo' Oct. 22-24
A conservation officer was patrolling Sept. 21 in Northfield Township, west of Detroit, when he saw a vehicle down an embankment.READ MORE: Kalamazoo Tests For Lead Exposure Following High-Lead Level Reports In Other Michigan Cities
A man inside the vehicle held up what turned out to be a fake badge and said he worked for an area police department. The officer later found the weapons and a gun belt containing a handcuff case. The man also was wearing a coat with a zip-on attachment that read “POLICE.”
The Associated Press was unable Tuesday night to find a telephone number for Galbraith of Clarkston or determine if he has a lawyer.MORE NEWS: Michigan Reports 7,505 New COVID-19 Cases, 118 Deaths
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