By Associated Press - Monday, December 18, 2017

CARY, N.C. (AP) - Police in North Carolina say no town officer was responsible for calling a mixed-race woman “half breed” during a traffic stop.

Cary Police Chief Tony Godwin said in a release Friday that after speaking to the motorist and reviewing Computer Aided Dispatch narratives, video, and Automated Vehicle Locator records, police concluded the alleged Thursday incident was not conducted by a Cary officer. Godwin told The News & Observer he didn’t know who was responsible, or if the incident actually happened.

Godwin says the motorist told police she was stopped by an unnamed officer wearing a dark uniform and driving an unmarked car with blue lights.

The motorist’s mother, Marie Charette, had published a Facebook post about the incident. She told the Raleigh newspaper she thinks someone was impersonating an officer.


Information from: The News & Observer,

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