NASHVILLE, Tenn. April 28 2012– Two men were charged after allegedly impersonating police officers and robbing a man under the guise of a drug complaint investigation.
Police said Travis Calhoun, 20, and Michael Lee Adams, 21, went to a home on Waikiki Boulevard around 12:45 a.m. Friday wearing security guard uniforms. Calhoun admitted to police that he identified himself as “Officer Scott”, asked for the 24-year-old victim’s wallet, and then allegedly took $190 cash from the wallet before returning it to the victim.
The victim called police saying the pair had fled in a silver PT Cruiser. The car was located by officer outside the Waffle House on Harding Place, and Adams and Calhoun were inside with two women and four-year-old boy.
Officers found $75 in cash from under a trash can in the bathroom and a security guard shirt stuffed in the air vent.
They were positively identified by the victim. The women were not charged.
Calhoun also allegedly admitted to police that he was dressed as a security guard when he robbed a man on Antioch Pike in the early morning hours of April 21.
Calhoun was charged with two counts of robbery, two counts of impersonating a police officer, child endangerment and evidence tampering.
Adams was charged with robbery, impersonating a police officer, child endangerment, and evidence tampering.
Calhoun was held on $34,000 bond; Adams was jailed in lieu of $55,000.