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Miami Man Offers To Assist MDPD Officers, Ends Up Being Accused Of Police Impersonation

MIAMI (CBSMiami) - A Miami man is facing serious charges for allegedly posing as a police officer.

Investigators said 32-year-old Louis Lugo approached Miami-Dade police officers at a scene on Sunday and offered to help.

Officers noticed Lugo was wearing a full-duty belt, equipped with a stun gun, handcuffs, and a firearm.

Police said his vehicle had lights similar to those a police cruiser would have.

Officers reportedly asked Lugo if he was a police officer, to which he replied he was not.

Lugo was arrested and has since bonded out of jail.

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