Pair Made "Siren Noises" to Pull Drivers Over - NBC Chicago

Pair Made "Siren Noises" to Pull Drivers Over

Two St. Charles teens are charged with impersonating police officers



    Pair Made "Siren Noises" to Pull Drivers Over
    Michael McSweeney (L) and Jeffrey Stolzenburg (R)

    Two St. Charles teens who reportedly used a car-mounted loudspeaker to make "siren noises" and to tell other drivers to pull over have been arrested and charged with impersonating police officers.

    Michael McSweeney, 18, was ordered held on $5,000 bail.  His alleged accomplice, 19-year-old Jeffrey Stolzenburg, was released and ordered by a Kane County Judge to be home by 8 p.m. everyday while his case is pending.

    The pair were in a Chevy Malibu near Randall and Silver Glen Roads at about 8:20 p.m. Wednesday when they got on the loudspeaker, ordered some drivers to pull over and made siren noises, said South Elgin Police Sgt. Mike Doty.

    A suspicious driver reported them to the real police, who arrested them in the parking lot of a shopping center in the northwest suburb.

    Both have court appearances on June 23.