Detectives: Armed man may be posing as a police officer

Detectives: Armed man may be posing as a police officer
Antonio L. Coddute-Farrison. Photo courtesy of the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office.
EVERETT, Wash. -- Detectives from the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office are trying to track down a local man who may be armed and impersonating a police officer.

Antonio Coddute-Farrison has a history of impersonating police and is believed to be in possession of various law enforcement gear, including weapons, a Taser, handcuffs, and ballistic vests, according to detectives.

On Saturday, the 24-year-old attended a gun show in Monroe, where detectives say he pretended to be an undercover Washington State Patrol detective.

Security guards at the gun show say Coddute-Farrison displayed what looked to be an authentic badge and was driving a retired Sheriff's Office Ford Expedition equipped with lights and siren.

Coddute-Farrison stands 6-feet tall and weighs approximately 180 pounds.

Anyone who may have information about Coddute-Farrison or his whereabouts is asked to call the Sheriff's Office's anonymous tip line at (425) 388-3845.

Additionally, detectives would like to speak to anyone who may have been stopped by Coddute-Farrsion while he was posing as a police officer.