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2 men arrested after alleging they were police officers during traffic stop

Kentucky State Police arrested two Mississippi brothers after one attempted to impersonate a police officer.

Troopers made a routine traffic stop on Eddie and Terry Franklin of Macon, Mississippi. When stopped, Terry franklin produced a police badge from Noxubee county, Mississippi. Eddie Franklin, the passenger and brother of the driver, stated that he was a law enforcement officer in the county, and asked for professional courtesy. A call was made to Noxubee county dispatch, where it was discovered that Eddie Franklin was no longer an officer of the department, and that the badge was supposed to have been turned in with the rest of his equipment. Both men were charged with impersonating a peace officer, and were lodged in the hardin county detention center.

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