UPDATE: Police Commission Chairman Roger McGovern did not respond to a police request for a statement regarding the allegations against him, according to a report written by the Trumbull police sergeant who conducted the investigation and concluded that McGovern should be charged with impersonating a police officer. Impersonating an officer is a Class B misdemeanor.
Sergeant Michael Pires wrote in his report that he had obtained a statement from Bernardino Nieva and viewed numerous video taken by surveillance cameras inside Stop & Shop and in the store's parking lot. The videos showed McGovern entering the store on August 27 and September 9, consistent with Nieva's statement that McGovern was attempting to collect $2,600 from him related to a minor traffic incident. On both visits McGovern left the store after a few minutes but did not appear to have purchased anything.