You Can't Fix Stupid:Florida Women Arrested For Impersonating Cops LIVE In Fake Traffic Stop
Two Florida women have been arrested on charges of impersonating a law enforcement officer after livestreaming themselves pulling over a car and yelling profanities at its occupants while pretending to be cops.
According to the Sarasota Police Department, at around 1am on Sunday officers were responding to a report of a colleague in distress, when they came upon Jymieka McDowell, 28, and Ryshawnna Poole, 39, who they said had illegally pulled over a car near Cocoanut and Drive and Martin Luther King, Jr. Way.
Police wrote in a press release that the vehicle the two women were in was equipped with red and blue lights in the windshield, and a siren.
Poole, who was riding as a passenger in McDowell’s car, livestreamed the bogus traffic stop on Facebook Live, where it has been viewed more than 10,000 times as of Wednesday.
‘In the video, McDowell and Poole were claiming to be law enforcement officers, made threatening and derogatory statements to the driver and passengers of a vehicle they had stopped,’ police stated. ‘The victims in the vehicle that had stopped do not know McDowell or Poole.’
The Facebook Live video shows red and blue lights flashing and the siren blaring. McDowell and Poole are heard yelling at the occupants of the other car, ‘driver, exit the vehicle, throw your keys out the car.’ All the while, the duo are convulsing with laughter.
The women continue yelling out profanity-filled commands, including ‘put your f***ing hands up, driver,’ ‘I need everyone to exit the f***ing car,’ ‘do not make a move.’ and ‘anybody move and I will shoot.’