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Police find dead woman in car during traffic stop

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Police say a man was arrested after officers performing a traffic stop in Southeast Portland discovered a woman's body in the stopped vehicle.Portland Police Bureau Sgt. Christopher Burley says officers stopped the vehicle Monday and saw a dead person inside.He says 58-year-old Timothy Mackley was arrested on suspicion of murder and booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center.

Man accused of posing as officer, pulling gun on victim

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The owner of a Washington state security company has been accused of posing as a police officer and pointing a gun at a driver he tried to pull over on Interstate 5.The News Tribune reports ( Michael James Landen Jr. is charged with assault and criminal impersonation.Court documents say Landen had his lights flashing when he pulled over a white sedan in Seattle and told the driver he was an officer before pulling a gun on him.