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Pretend Cop Accidentally Pulls Over Genuine Cop, Now Seeking Real Lawyers

Pretend Cop Accidentally Pulls Over Genuine Cop, Now Seeking Real Lawyers


Josh Teal

Josh Teal

In this weekend's edition of 'Nope! Not Today!' a guy pretending to be a cop pulled over a guy who actually was a cop.

This man thought he had it all figured out when he took the Miami streets with his blue light and BB gun, but he soon felt the brunt of the professionals when he targeted an unassuming driver who unbeknownst to him was a genuine police detective.

The police report says that Pacheco Bustamante, 46, was arrested Friday morning on a felony charge of impersonating a Florida policeman.


It shows that Bustamante was cruising in a Ford Crown Victoria when he pursued the detective's car and activated his siren.

When the detective pulled over and got out, he quickly turned the tables on the phony cop who realised was entirely illegitimate.

The man went from Bustamante to just busted.

"He actually mentioned that he has done this in the past," Det. Jennifer Capote said. "He doesn't like people driving and texting. I don't know if he drives around Dade County looking for people who are texting on their phone, and what he actually does. Maybe he honks at them or turns on these sirens."


It's not known if the officer he pulled over was speeding, texting, or violating any particular law.

It wasn't the first time he'd donned officer regalia.

"If you don't feel that somethings right, then get on the phone with 911. Get on the phone with a dispatcher," Capote explained. "Tell the dispatcher I'm being stopped at this location, this is the type of the vehicle."

Commenters online have opened up about experiencing similar deceit.

Image: Miami-Dade Police Department

One wrote: "I was in court as a witness for a shoplifter. While awaiting our case they called a guy up in front of a packed court. His charge was indecent exposure for driving on a major highway and he was masturbating and honking his horn on women. He did it to an off duty female officer and was immediately arrested."

"This is why undercover police vehicles should not be allowed to pull people over," another argued.

Whatever the case, I just want to see the court photos of his legal team, made up of the remaining members of the Village People.

Featured Image Credit: Miami-Dade Police Department

Topics: Police, Miami