Highway Patrol: Season 2, Episode 34

Fake Cop (27 May 1957)

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One member of a three-person holdup team impersonates a Highway Patrol officer in order to deceive robbery victims into thinking that they need not notify the Patrol themselves.

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
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Billy Nelson ...
George Roker
Bobby Jordan ...
Market Manager (as Robert Jordan)
Barry O'Hara ...
Ed Beale
William A. Forester ...
Gas Station Attendant
Cynthia Leighton ...
Lorna Roker
Terry Frost ...
Sergeant Morris
Lou Colvin ...
John Tembreau
Joe Patridge ...
Officer 1410
Art Gilmore ...
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Vance Skarstedt ...
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George Roker robs merchants at gunpoint and his wife Lorna poses as a customer who flags down their accomplice Ed Beale immediately after Roker flees the scene. Beale impersonates a uniformed Highway Patrol officer and convinces the victims that they need not do anything further. Flush with success, they continue pulling jobs even after Dan Mathews and his officers have notified area merchants about their modus operandi. When one victim calls the Patrol immediately after the three have fled, Dan is able to determine the direction of their flight and he tracks them to a remote area. He and his officers then block the only road that would permit the felons' escape. Written by Sam Spear

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After the gas station holdup the 3 suspects meet along the road. The lady bandit advises the fake cop to change out of his uniform later and to get going. He had already untied his necktie, but when he reaches his car his tie has been re-knotted. See more »

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Narrator: Modern communication systems and swift methods of investigation employed by the Highway Patrol make armed robbery a risky, unprofitable undertaking for the average criminal. Within minutes, escape routes can be effectively covered by patrol units. However, early in March, Lorna and George Roker, along with Ed Beal, introduced a daring modus operandi in armed robbery. By impersonating a patrolman, the trio was able to deceive victims and delay investigation and pursuit by the ...
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