LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A 29-year-old man named Pedro Franco has been arrested for impersonating a police officer.
Franco was busted when he attempted to pull over a police officer in an unmarked car on Mount Hood Street around 12:30 a.m. Jan. 23.
According to the arrest report, a Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officer noticed a white Hyundai SUV with flashing red-and-blue lights attempting to pull him over.
The officer pulled over but the SUV kept going. The officer followed the SUV to a residence on Adenmoor Court.
When Franco exited the vehicle, he was taken into custody.
The police officer discovered that after-market lights had been attached to the grille of the SUV and there was a switch inside of the SUV.
Franco was booked into the Clark County Detention Center.