Man accused of impersonating police officer

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) – A Vincennes, Indiana man is accused of impersonating a police officer while driving in Owensboro.

The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office said 22-year-old Jordan Ray Miles was driving on Thurston Rd. Monday when an off-duty federal agent saw Miles driving at a high rate of speed.

The agent said the vehicle was being driven in an extremely reckless manner in an area of heavy traffic and that Miles was passing in no-passing zones.

The federal agent caught up to the vehicle, took a picture of the license plate, and called 911.

At this time, the sheriff’s office said Miles got out of his vehicle and confronted the agent, who also exited his vehicle.

Miles yelled at the federal agent, demanding to know why he had taken a photo of his vehicle, authorities said.

The federal agent reportedly told Miles he had seen him driving and called 911.

Miles is accused of telling the agent he is an undercover police officer on his way to do something.

The sheriff’s office said the federal agent continued to follow Miles at a safe distance and provided additional information to 911.

On Tuesday, the sheriff’s office said detectives located Miles and identified him as the driver during the incident.

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(This story was originally published on Nov. 19, 2019)

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