Registered sex offender accused of impersonating officer sentenced to 18 months in prison

ORLANDO, Fla. — A registered sex offender accused of impersonating a police officer took a plea deal in court Friday.

Jeremy Dewitte faced several charges and the plea deal on Friday covered 10 cases against him in Orange County.

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Dewitte, who ran Metro State Vehicle Protection Services, is accused of impersonating a police officer while providing funeral escorts.

He received 18 months behind bars and credit for 110 days time served.

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He will have 48 months of supervised probation after his release.

He cannot possess guns of any equipment that can be used for law enforcement. He also cannot possess any type of security vehicle, equipment or uniforms.

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Channel 9 has learned that Dewitte has fooled countless drivers into thinking they were moving out of the way for an officer.

Dewitte will also have his driver’s license suspended for six months after his release.

He must also have no contact with any named victim or witnesses from any case, except his wife.

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