(KMOV.com) -- Police said a St. Charles, Missouri man they arrested for impersonating a police officer committed the act to impress women.
Michael B. Gordon, 32, was arrested and charged with impersonating a police officer on Wednesday. During the initial investigation, officers discovered that Gordon had been portraying a police officer to acquaintances over the past several years.
Police said Gordon admittedly frequented bars in the St. Charles and Jefferson County area in an attempt to impress women. He stated that he has often shown women his gun and badge and informed them that he was a sworn officer.
Investigators said on several occasions Gordon took women to hotel rooms and had sexual relations while utilizing police equipment such as handcuffs.
Gordon is reportedly a self-employed handy man. During a search of his residence, investigators found law enforcement related items such as handcuffs, duty belts, gear bag, safety vests, a Glock 40 caliber pistol and numerous badges. He is currently incarcerated in the St. Charles County Department of Corrections on two counts of False Impersonation of a Law Enforcement Officer. His bond is set at $15,000, cash only.
The detective's bureau is asking that anyone who had contact with Mr. Gordon, especially women he had relations with, to contact their office at 636-949-3020.