Florida Man Pretends To Be Cop While Trying To Pull Over Actual Police Officer

Anders Hagstrom | Justice Reporter

A Florida Man pretending to be a police officer was arrested Wednesday after he tried to pull over an actual Miami police officer by flashing his security guard badge.

Milton Morales-Perez drove up alongside Officer Kenia Fallat of the Miami Police Department and said in Spanish, “Police, stop the car,” the Miami Herald reported Friday.

Fallat, who was in uniform but driving an unmarked car at the time, responded by pulling him over and calling additional police for back up, who then arrested Morales-Perez. (RELATED: Florida Man Serves An 11-Year Sentence, Now The State Wants To Put Him Back In)

The man reportedly told police he had the badge from working as a security guard in Hialeah, Fla., and had attempted to pull over Fallat because he saw she was on the phone.

“It is very dangerous to be on the phone while driving,” Morales-Perez said.

He stands charged with one count of impersonating a police officer, which carries a sentence of up to five years in prison and up to a $5,000 fine.

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