Update: Probation Officer Arrested in Police Officer Impersonator Case

Glendora Police arrest a San Bernardino County probation correctional officer for impersonating a police officer in a May 11 incident.

on Friday evening arrested a San Bernardino County probation correctional officer on suspicion of false imprisonment and impersonating a police officer in connection with a .

Douglass Leon Weaver, 43, was arrested about 6 p.m. Friday at the San Bernardino County Juvenile Detention & Assessment Center, 900 E. Gilbert Street, San Bernardino, where Weaver worked.

Weaver is being held at the Glendora City Jail on charges of false imprisonment and impersonating a police officer. His bail is set at $1,000,000.

According to Glendora Police, Weaver was on duty at the time and was unaware that police were searching for him.

The Probation Department participated in the investigation with the Glendora detectives, leading to Weaver’s arrest. The Probation Department's Criminal Intelligence Unit identified the suspect from the Glendora Police Department's composite drawing. They also confirmed that Weaver drove a cream-colored Ford Edge SUV with paper plates.

On May 11, Weaver allegedly pulled over an intoxicated male victim on the Sunflower off-ramp of the Westbound Interstate 210 freeway at 11 p.m. Claiming to be an officer and flashing a badge, Weaver allegedly offered to drive the victim to his sister’s home.

Five days later, at 2 p.m. on May 16, Weaver allegedly returned to the sister's address in the same vehicle and made unwanted physical contact with her.

Weaver was off duty at the time of the alleged incidents.

Thanks to numerous leads from the public, Glendora Police said they were able to identify Weaver as a suspect.

“It was only through the many tips that were provided by the public and the diligence and long hours put in by Glendora police detectives that led to this arrest,” said Glendora Police Chief Rob Castro in a press statement. “It proves the value of the partnership that has been developed with the community.”

In a statement, Chief Probation Officer Michelle Scray stated, “We will not tolerate off duty conduct that brings discredit upon the San Bernardino County Probation Department and the professional men and women who work here.”

[Update Saturday, 7:51 a.m.] Detectives were able to raise the bail amount for Douglass Leon Weaver, 43, from $50,000 to $1,000,000.

Anonymous Tipster May 30, 2012 at 05:38 AM
I will say that i used to be a minor that was in custody at Juvenile Hall, for reasons i cannot discuss, but have since moved on with life. Weaver, however, was a good staff and hardworking. He was a the "girl-getter" kind of guy. He always flirted with and touched the female staffs legs.etc. He always mentioned cop stories about him pulling people over and things. Even claimed to have a K-9 dog. He was an interesting guy. Glad they caught him, that way when he tells the minors, "juvenile hall is easy" he can experience his own comment in Adult jail now.
Gerald Barlows June 01, 2012 at 02:24 PM
How interesting is that? The "girl-getter" has done this before!! I wonder if they looked on his home computer?
Brian Bunt June 02, 2012 at 03:58 PM
Gerald Barlows: Nowhere does it say that he has done this before. Which one are you, the drunk driver or the proud father of the drunk driver???
dori June 02, 2012 at 04:43 PM
He does have a k9 named cheif and trained him himself. You dont know doug so dont judge. At this time they are ACCUSATIONS!
Bill C. June 02, 2012 at 05:15 PM
What this guy did was not only unlawful but had to be very scary for the woman involved. This drunk driver claim is based on what? You were there and saw the kid? Or you basing it on what the guy told you who unlawfully pulled him over pretending to be a cop and returned five days later with who knows what in mind? If he was so concerned about this "drunk driver" why didn't he call the "real cops"?
Ian June 02, 2012 at 05:41 PM
Hope he spends somed quality time in CJ.
Debbie June 02, 2012 at 08:22 PM
I understand everyone saying I hope he does some quality time in jail. But you don't know him. Yes, he as many faults but he is a good person who has made huge mistakes. I should know I am his sister and it is very devistating to the family to see people who don't know him say cruel things. I am not justifying what he did. But I am waiting for the facts before I make a judgement. NO one should impersonate a cop or do harm to someone else but I want to know both sides of the story before I start bashing anyone! I just wish more people would do the same.
Brian Bunt June 03, 2012 at 04:32 AM
If he had not been drinking would he have gotten in the car with him to get taken home? Seems he pretty much admitted to drinking...Were you there and saw the kid? As for kid, no age has been mentioned of the driver......so what makes you think he was a kid? Lucky he didn't kill anyone or get himself killed.
Brian Bunt June 03, 2012 at 04:34 AM
Like he could be a child molester!!!
Friend June 22, 2012 at 03:48 PM
Ian, I too knew Doug and think your comment indicates that you don't. Doug is the kind of guy that would take someone that was driving erratically home, especially if the person was young. He is a flirt also, but not the bad inuendo type flirt, just the nice and complimentry type of flirt. I've never seen him be out of line. People should let this go through the courts as I know there is no malicious intent in Dougs actions. He does have a K9 named Rocky and used to have one named Chief.
Bill C. June 23, 2012 at 04:20 PM
This guy has obvious huge problems, acted in a criminal manner, has no business ever being involved in law enforcement and needs jail time. I don't care how nice he is or what good things he's done.
friend June 27, 2012 at 06:15 AM
The Doug that I know is a good man, there is no way on this earth he would hurt anyone. I think the person he helped should be saying thank you and I dont believe he touched anyone he just wouldnt do that sorry !!! he wouldn't. there are many males who work at where he works and are out of line with touching. FYI come now.
friend June 27, 2012 at 08:23 AM
friend that posted on 6/22/12 Im a different friend. please everyone, like Debbie said please dont make judgement. Pray for him and his family as well as the other family, I pray that someone will recheck the time 2:00 on 5/16/12 it seems way off. God bless to all involved. and to be clear what he did and how he handled things of course wasnt smart but lets hope it has been a learning experience for anyone. for the brother, and the sisters and husband be thankful your safe who knows maybe this was a blessing in disguise for all.
Sylvia Andrews July 06, 2012 at 04:54 AM
Some kids have clowns at their kids birthday parties, well mine had Doug and his k-9! Doug took time out of his life to also drive a distance to a private school to show kids how k-9's work. I think some people have misread his friendliness. People are more comfortable with a cold hard distant person than with a warm person. I've always trusted Doug and still do. When at a gas station at night in San Bernardino a man wouldn't let me get to my SUV. I called Doug and he was there in a moment. That is an excellent person and friend. Thank you Doug for perhaps saving a life that night from a drunk driver death and from saving the man from causing the death. Good man!
friend July 18, 2012 at 10:00 PM
I too know Doug as the most caring and helpufull man. He would never hurt anyone. He is just a good man. Flirting is not a crime. He is always available to help those who need him. I am praying for him. If I had a million dollars to get him out I WOULD totally give it to him becasue he deserves a chance.
law enforcement officer August 25, 2012 at 10:11 PM
Don't think accusations of flirting will get your bail set at 1,000,000. The detectives would not be able to coordinate an arrest with little evidence as you all say. When you are a corrections officer there is a code of ethics an oath you take when you receive your badge, clearly he took it for granted. If he was so concerned about the drunk driver causing harm to others he would have called the police to have this guy arrested so his drivers license could be suspended. Now there is nothing to prove this. A good samaritan would have and called to follow up not proceeded to go to a house where the alleged drunk driver didn't even reside in. Hard to explain, not to mention the fact that he fished a badge that didn't pertain to his actions. What a dumb move regardless. Who cares if he had a k9 or not, isn't particularly relevant. No judgements is being made on his guilt or innocence here just stating that is a real hard story to sell and a Hell of a dumb mistakes for an obviously educated and grown 43 yr old who has an obligation to his family, friends, and law enforcement family to make rational intelligent decisions. Accountability folks
Christopher vargas September 24, 2012 at 09:26 PM
Omg I still believe nobody is perfect.we all make mistakes I hope lesson was learned.Also I think doug is a handsome man with no need to be chasing girls.
HEER March 07, 2013 at 07:52 AM
Wow, I like how media can skew peoples perceptions of one another. You all should take a good look at yourselves before you judge someone else. No one here was there or knows all the facts. Did anyone mention that the father of the woman is a retired sherriff? No? OK, well think about how a sherriff would react to any situation involvoing his own daughter. Kinda like shoot first and ask questions later. My uncle Doug is a victim of circumstance. And yea I'm defending him.unless you have dealt with being charged with a crime yourself you should never comment on "charges" .... there is no innocent until proven guilty....


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