Police Impersonator Arrested – Town of Hyde Park

On 03/29/11 the New York State Police at Rhinebeck arrested John Scoggins, age 59, of Hyde Park NY for Criminal Impersonation 1st degree(E Felony).  
On March 16th, 2011, Mr. Scoggins was observed by several off duty New York State Troopers making a vehicle and traffic stop using his personal vehicle, a white Chevy Tahoe outfitted with emergency lighting, on State Route 9 in Hyde Park.  As the off duty Troopers approached, Mr. Scoggins left the scene. 
After investigation, Scoggins was arrested for the above charge, processed at SP Rhinebeck and released on an Appearance Ticket returnable to the Town of Hyde Park Court. 
The State Police are asking anyone that may have been stopped by Mr. Scoggins in the past to contact the New York State Police at Rhinebeck at 845-876-4033.