Receive breaking news and special reports. The news and stories that mattered provided the day of the week in the morning.
Until Doha Madani and Joe Studley
A Florida man was arrested in the Tampa Bay arrest on Tuesday after police said he had attracted an underground detective while he pretended to be an officer.
Matthew Joseph Erris, 26, was in his 2007 white Chevrolet Trailblazer when he allegedly lit red and blue lights to pass by. According to the sheriff's office in Hillsborough County, another driver has been arrested. Matthew Erris was arrested when he impersonated a police officer while attempting to attack a covert detective in Hillsborough County, Florida. Sheriff's Office in Hillsborough County
This Other Driver He was a covert detective of the sheriff's department, who then called the 911 dispatcher to report an unusual traffic stop. The detective kept an eye on Erris' vehicle until the sheriff's deputies could respond.
When members of parliament searched the Trailblazer, they found in a holster an airsoft rifle that looked like a pistol, and found that Erris's vehicle at the top was equipped with a light bar on the SUV.
Erris was charged with inciting an officer, and was released on Thursday on a $ 2,000 bail.
The sheriff's department asked anyone who may have been a victim of Erris to contact their office