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Mount Vernon Firefighter Entered New Rochelle Woman's Home, Impersonated Officer, Police Say

Michael Figueroa
Michael Figueroa Photo Credit: New Rochelle PD

A Mount Vernon firefighter was charged with entering a New Rochelle woman's home by impersonating a police officer, ABC7 reported Monday .

Michael Figueroa, 26, told the woman he was a detective when he entered her Clinton Avenue home around midnight Sunday, authorities said.

He had handcuffs, a holster and a block rod on his hip, the ABC7 report says .

"The fire department of Mount Vernon operates with the highest integrity," the Mount Vernon fire commissioner said in a statement. "We are reviewing the incident in question. We will follow the established process and will take appropriate disciplinary action, if warranted."

Police charged Figueroa with criminal impersonation and released him on $750 bail pending court action.

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