Police Say Couple Used Fake Gun, Badge During Robbery, Charged With Impersonating An Officer

Georgetown Police Department

Georgetown – Georgetown Police have arrested two subjects that they say are involved in a Robbery which occurred on the evening of February 1, 2018.

On February 1, 2018, at approximately 5:00 P.M., the victim, and three passengers, one which was a toddler, were occupants in a vehicle driving on the 200 block of North Race Street in Georgetown, according to Public Information Officer Detective Joey Melvin.

While driving on North Race Street, a vehicle pulled beside the victim’s vehicle at which time a female passenger displayed a badge, according to Melvin. Not seeing any emergency lights, the victim continued to drive on N. Race Street. The victim then stopped her vehicle in front of a business at which time a female suspect approached the victim’s passenger side window.

The female suspect again displayed a badge and identified herself as a police officer to the occupants, said Melvin. The female suspect asked the victim for her identification and her green card, identifying herself as “Immigration” to the occupants, according to Melvin.

Officials said the female suspect then opened the victim’s passenger door, reached across the passenger’s seat and attempted to grab the victim’s wallet. The female suspect produced a handgun and pointed the gun at the victim’s chest. The victim grabbed the suspects gun, later determined to be a toy gun, at which time the female suspect pulled the trigger, according to Melvin. The victim and other occupants of the vehicle began screaming for help at which time the female suspect dropped the victim’s wallet and the gun. The female suspect then fled the scene in a vehicle which was operated by a male suspect.

Police said that through investigated measures, they were able to tie Michelle Spicer, 50, and Harold Warrington, 58, both of Georgetown, to the robbery, according to Melvin.

On February 2, 2018, Georgetown Police arrested Spicer and Warrington. Both were arrested for Robbery 1st degree, Criminal Impersonation of a Police Officer, Aggravated Menacing, Conspiracy 2nd degree and Endangering the Welfare of a child.

Both Spicer and Warrington were arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court #3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institute in lieu of $89,000 cash bond.

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