The Fourth Squad reports the arrest of a Far Rockaway man for Criminal Impersonation that occurred on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 11:05 am in Woodmere.
According to detectives, a security guard for the Temple Young Israel of Woodmere – 859 Peninsula Boulevard saw an unknown subject parked in a restricted area of the Temple. When a security guard approached the subject, who was wearing a blue baseball cap with the lettering “NYPD” on the front and the wording “Police” on the side, handcuffs and a mace case on his belt identified himself as a “cop”. The subject then attempted to enter the Temple. After being stopped and questioned again, the subject showed the security guard what appeared to be a NYPD Detective Shield. The guard then asked for police identification. The subject walked back to his vehicle and fled the scene. After an investigation, detectives arrested defendant Mikhail Mikhaylov, 29, of 1334 Caffrey Avenue, on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 2:47 pm in Cedarhurst.
Defendant Mikhaylov is being charged with Criminal Impersonation 2nd Degree. He will be arraigned on Monday, August 14, 2017 at First District Court, Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Barbieri/4th Sqd. 08/13/17/2054/7945