Bardstown man charged with impersonating police officer
BARDSTOWN, KY (WAVE) - A Bardstown man was allegedly attempting to pull someone over, when he was pulled over by an actual Bardstown Police officer.
According to the arrest citation, Tyler James Boynton-Vannattan pulled up behind a driver on west Broadway Ave in Bardstown just before 1 a.m.
Police say Boynton-Vannattan was displaying flashing LED lights in his dash and was operating a siren.
The driver of the car infront of Boynton-Vannattan called the police, and a third driver who witnessed it all pulled up behind Boynton-Vannattan to corroborate his story when the police came.
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When police got on scene and approached Boynton-Vannattan's vehicle, they saw he had a bronze badge in the car that said "commissioned, special, support dog ID, partial access". Boynton-Vannattan admitted he did not have a support animal with him.
He was charged with one count of impersonating an officer of the peace.
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