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EAST HAVEN–A man was arrested on Sunday for impersonating a police officer.

At 2:20 a.m. officers responded to the area of French Avenue, where a witness said he was walking down the street when a vehicle with four people inside stopped him and the driver said to him “I’m a cop, let me see your license and registration or else you won’t be able to drive.”

The complainant took out his cell phone to call 911, at which point the vehicle drove away. He kept walking, and then the vehicle came back and drove near him slowly.

He called 911 and described the car, a silver Honda Civic, to police. The car was stopped at the intersection of Prospect Road and Hotchkiss Street.

Police arrested Brandon Locke, 22, and charged him with impersonation of a police officer. He was released on $500 bond and is due in court on February 18.

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