EAST WINDSOR, NJ — West Windsor Police said they arrested an East Windsor man who was in possession of child pornography while impersonating a cop.

Daniel P. Pelicano of East Windsor was pulled over on March 18 at 1:36 a.m. on Penn-Lyle Road, said police.

According to the police, Pelicano’s car was outfitted with police-style equipment like a police scanner, a laptop that looked like a police mobile data terminal, “various light switches and wiring,” and an amber and white light bar in the windshield.

West Windsor Police Chief Robert Garofalo said “based upon the totality of the circumstances, Pelicano was placed under arrest for Impersonating a police officer.”

As detectives continued the investigation to determine who Pelicano pulled over, police said they found Pelicano was in possession of child pornography.

On March 23, Pelicano was charged with possession of child pornography. He was held at the Mercer County Workhouse pending a bail hearing at the Mercer County Superior Court.

The West Windsor Police Department and the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office are actively seeking any additional potential victims of Pelicano from his police officer imposter car stops.

Anyone with pertinent information is asked to contact lead investigator Det. J. Jones at (609) 799-1222, , or on our Anonymous Tip Line at (609) 799-0452.

By Joseph Franklin

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