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Cancun police arrest man impersonating officer

Cancun, Q.R. — Police in Cancun arrested a man after he was seen wearing an FGE vest and found carrying a loaded weapon, passing himself off as an officer. The man, who is actually a bricklayer, was seen by police the El Pedregal neighborhood just before midnight.

He was spotted walking the streets dressed in police clothing. When Municipal Police stopped him to question where he got the vest with the insignia of the corporation, he claimed to be a Ministerial Officer, although he did not have any identification.

After running his name through Plataforma México, it was confirmed that he was not a Ministerial Police Officer. Cancun police took 50-year-old Eduardo N into custody along with a 38 revolver and 40 cartridges.