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Chula Vista man arrested on suspicion of impersonating police officer making traffic stops

April 4, 2011 |  2:29 pm

Photo: Kevin Alan Kenniston (Chula Vista Police Department) A 41-year-old Chula Vista man was arrested Monday on suspicion of impersonating a police officer in connection with bogus traffic stops of female motorists.

Kevin Alan Kenniston was arrested as he appeared in court on an unrelated charge, police said. He is now charged with two misdemeanor counts of impersonating a police officer and one felony count of child endangerment, police said.

Kenniston, driving a white-and-black Ford Crown Victoria equipped with emergency lights and a siren, allegedly tricked a female motorist into pulling over on Feb. 23 and told her that she had run a redlight, police said. He drove away when a Chula Vista officer arrived at the scene, police said.

Kenniston allegedly made two such stops on March 9, police said. In those stops, he allegedly had his girlfriend's daughter in the car, police said.

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Photo: Kevin Alan Kenniston. Credit: Chula Vista Police Department

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