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Man booked with police impersonation in St. Martin Parish

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Posted: Jan 13, 2010 7:05 AM by Andrea Fontenot
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: police, impersonation, Cody Theriot, New Iberia, St. Martin Parish, St. Martinville, sheriff, deputies, officer

The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's deputies have arrested a 27-year-old New Iberia man on a charge of
impersonating a police officer.

Deputies say they spotted what appeared to be a law enforcement unit parked along La. Highway 347 in Parks.

Deputies say the vehicle was equipped with several decals, operable red and blue lights, an audible siren and a law enforcement push-style bumper.

Cody Patrick Theriot was allegedly wearing tactical-style pants and a red and silver reflective "K-9 Search and Rescue Team" jacket.

Deputies also discovered he was in possession of two official law enforcement badges, a semiautomatic handgun, riot baton, handcuffs, a police scanner and a K-9 tracking harness.

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