LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – A man was arrested on Friday afternoon for impersonating a police officer.
Travis Franklin, 52, who was driving a white Ford Crown Victoria, attempted to use blue lights to stop a driver on Hwy. 67/167 South.
The man followed Franklin to 3rd Street, where his car slid on ice into a parking lot, striking a parked vehicle.
According to police, Franklin's vehicle was equipped with blue lights inside a push bumper on the front. Communications notified the Arkansas State Police and they responded to the scene.
Franklin was issued a traffic citation for careless and prohibited driving with an accident. Franklin was arrested by the Arkansas State Police and his vehicle was towed to the police impound lot.
Franklin was charged with second degree criminal impersonation, violation of the blue light law.