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Alleged fake cop facing weapons charges

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NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) - Natchitoches Parish sheriff's deputies say a 35-year-old Provencal man who allegedly wore a badge and gun to pull over motorists now is facing weapons charges.

A sheriff's office spokesman said they began receiving calls Monday about the man.

When deputies stopped the suspect, Patrick Paul Miller, on La. Highway 6 near Interstate 49, authorities say Miller admitted that he had a badge and weapons in his car.

Deputies searched the car and found a novelty security badge, a loaded Smith & Wesson .38 caliber revolver, a loaded Jennings J-22 handgun, a holster and ammunition.

Miller was booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center with one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

 

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