According to authorities, this man impersonated a police officer and sexually assaulted a woman on the morning of February 1, 2014. He is a male in his late 30s to early 40s, 5'4" to 5'6" tall, with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen driving a white Dodge Durango SUV. (Santa Clara County Sheriff)

Man Impersonates Police Officer, Sexually Assaults Woman In San Jose

The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who sexually assaulted a woman in San Jose after claiming to be a police officer.



Phony Sheriff’s Deputy Reported Going Door-To-Door In San Carlos

San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies are warning residents in San Carlos about a man who was going door-to-door earlier this week claiming to be from the sheriff’s office.



Known Impersonator Arrested For Cell Phone Theft In San Francisco

An alleged con artist, known for impersonating a Motown songwriter in 2010 and this past June, has been arrested in connection with the theft of a cellphone he asked to borrow to make a call to Motown singer Smokey Robinson, San Francisco police said Friday.



Man Impersonating PG&E Worker Tries To Enter Burlingame Home

A man apparently impersonating a PG&E worker contacted a resident in Burlingame on Thursday afternoon and asked to see her gas meter, police said.


Carlos Guzman, also known as Carlos Guzmangarza, is accused of posing as a doctor. (CBS)

Accused San Francisco Fake Doctor Facing Rape Charges

A San Francisco man who allegedly posed as a doctor and illegally performed medical procedures, including lip and buttock augmentations, is now facing rape charges.


A San Francisco Fire Department fire engine. (CBS)

San Francisco Man Accused Of Impersonating Firefighter At Station

A San Francisco man was arrested Monday after he somehow gained entrance to a fire station, dressed in a female firefighter’s clothes, and gave a rambling statement about working for the military, spokespeople for the police and fire departments said Tuesday.

CBS San Francisco–01/11/2011

Police Car, light, siren, generic

San Mateo Man Accused Of Impersonating Police Officer

A man believed to have impersonated a police officer and tried to pull people over in Millbrae and Pacifica was arrested after a similar incident took place in downtown Redwood City on Monday night.

CBS San Francisco–12/07/2010

Authorities say 57-year-old Alan Young is a Bay Area scam artist who often poses as a Motown musician or a famous musician's relative. He is 5'9" tall, around 185 pounds with graying hair and brown eyes. (San Francisco Police)

Bay Area Scam Artist Posing As Motown Legend

Police are searching for a prolific Bay Area scam artist who they say is impersonating a Motown legend.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–10/06/2010