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New York Man Arrested, Pretends to be NYPD Officer During Traffic Stop

Connecticut police have arrested a New York man after he claimed to be a NYPD officer during a traffic stop.

Arresting officers pulled over 47-year-old Popeye Whittingham after he was driving erratically. During the traffic stop Whittingham offered an expired registration. Whittingham’s car was also fitted with emergency lights flashing in the front and back. Whittingham was charged with impersonation of a police officer, reckless driving and unauthorized use of colored or white lights.





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