Man pretends to be police officer … in front of real police officer

Man pretends to be police officer … in front of real police officer

Impersonating a police officer is always a case ofBad Idea Jeans. Even worse: impersonating a police officer in front of an actual police officer.

Apparently nobody told Roland Herrera. The 63-year-old tried his make-believe skills on an off-duty detective at a Pueblo, Colo., cellphone store. The detective was neither fooled nor amused.

The Pueblo Chieftain reports that the would-be Rich Little entered the store and approached the off-duty detective, who was speaking with a sales clerk. Herrera then reportedly asked the detective why he had so many phones.

Things went off the rails after Herrera accused the detective of being a drug dealer and insisted that he hand over his drugs.

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