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March 23, 2013
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Video: Man impersonating cops flashes badge around

The man stole the 1960's badge from his girlfriend, whose father had been a cop

By Brad Devereaux
Michigan Live

BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP, MI — A man has been charged with impersonating a police officer after he flashed his badge and said he was an officer at two Saginaw businesses, according to police. 

Thomas Coon, 50, is charged with two misdemeanor counts of impersonating a public officer and was arraigned on Friday, March 22, according to Saginaw County court records. 

Coon was arrested after he flashed a Buena Vista Township police badge at a Saginaw 7-Eleven and later showed up at a bar, identifying himself as an officer and asking bar customers to buy him beer, according to police. 

Full Story: Video: Man charged with impersonating police officer, showing badge at 7-Eleven

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