Transcript for Michigan Cops Accused of Violent Robbery
On Sunday. July 21 at approximately 4:45 PM. At a local gas station. And -- -- 600 block of French world on the city's east. Both sergeants. Arrive in this location personal vehicle. Sergeants were off duty dressed in plain clothes -- -- department issued bad as net. 16 of the accident the vehicles with the guns drawn. And this alleged detained two citizens. The citizens were investigated. In search of both sergeants. It is alleged that -- disclosed amount of US currency. Was taken from one of the citizens. It is a list of the cellular phone and wallet was taken from a second citizen. Who was physically assaulted -- -- location. Both -- left the location of black pickup. On the same day involves citizen filed a police report on police impersonators. Robbery. On Friday July 27. Points -- change. Department received information photographs of the incidents. Which were provided. Separate witnesses. Several unidentified police officers. We're working this particular robbery case recognize one suspects and photographs as being a member of Detroit police department. At that time -- information and photographs were turned over to internal affairs for. Additional investigation. A photographic lineup was conducted. And the complaint. Identified as the outside agency Sargent. Was identified. Investigation this matter quickly established sufficient probable cause to -- -- sergeants. One from our agency for a police department and the outside agencies saint Clair shores. Both men were taken into custody. Two Detroit police department. On Saturday July 20 when thirteen. At this time there is no evidence to support that both sergeants. More involved in any other police impersonation cases that have been reported in recent weeks. The investigation this matter is continuing. A war request was submitted to the -- county. Prosecutor's office for review. The Detroit police officer -- Detroit police sergeant was suspended. Shortly following the risk is still in custody. So and and and my last comment. Is that the actions of the department is -- directly reflect our commitment. To addressing misconduct at every level actions of a few and should not detract from the thousands. And diligent hardworking. Men and women who Wear this uniform. And serve the city actually.
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