NOPD imposter busted after allegedly waving gun at people

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A 21-year-old is in custody facing charges of impersonating a uniformed New Orleans Police Officer and driving around the city, armed with a gun, in a stolen Mercedes Benz.

The spree of Devin Jordan came to an end on March 1st when he rolled up to a New Orleans East bus stop, drew his weapon, and pointed it at four people.

The incident took place near the intersection of Babylon Street and Dwyer Road.

Victim Rose Walker says Jordan was dressed in the NOPD blue shirt and pants with a yellow stripe down the legs of navy blue pants.

She told the Times-Picayune/New Orleans Advocate he got out of his car and announced he was an officer from the Third District.

Walker retreated to her nearby home and dialed 911.

Investigators, using video surveillance, viewed the incident and hot car, stolen from Mobile, Alabama Police Department impound yard.

Obtaining a search warrant, Officers found the stolen car at Jordan’s apartment.

His mother answered the door and turned over the uniform.

Jordan was booked into the Orleans Parish Justice Center March 2nd on possession of a stolen car, and four counts of aggravated assault with a gun and false personation.

Bond was set above $100,000.

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