A $20,000 arrest warrant has been issued for the Oakland man who continues to impersonate a police officer just days after he was charged and released on bail for that exact same offense.
His name is 20-year-old Sergio Taylor.
He was charged on June 5 with two counts of impersonating an officer in San Leandro and Berkeley.
The most recent time he was caught impersonating a cop was at the annual San Leandro Cherry Festival.
Officers saw him wearing a K9 unit police-style uniform with a duty belt, a glock semi-automatic pistol replica, ammunition, a taser gun, and he even had a Germa Shepherd dog with him.
Then he was caught dressed like a police officer with his gun and taser at a bar in Berkeley back in May.
Taylor is not legally allowed to carry either of those weapons as he is currently on probation for a similar incident.
Yet again this week, prosecutors filed a third count against him for impersonating an officer after an Oakland officer said he saw Taylor pulling someone over and attempting to conduct a traffic stop by using a forward-facing blue and red flashing light in his 2013 gray Chevy Impala.
During the fake traffic stop, the real officer made a U-turn and tried to make contact with Taylor, but he fled on the freeway.
Taylor is scheduled to appear in court on Thursday in Oakland for a plea hearing, but prosecutors don’t think he will show up since he is still at large from the last incident.
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