Melbourne, FL (Florida Today) -- He walked into a strip club, waved an invalid police badge and they waived the cover charge for him and a friend.
say Darren Philip Walker, 24, came into Bare Assets on West New Haven
Avenue in Melbourne with an Ammomack County Sheriff's Office badge he
bought off the internet while he was employed with the agency.
club's manager told Brevard County Sheriff's Deputies that Walker
claimed to be an undercover federal agent and wanted to question and
arrest a woman named "Mason." When confronted, Walker said he had not
been employed by any law enforcement agency since 2011.
allowed deputies to search his car - they found a brown "Deputy
Sheriff" hat, an expandable baton, handcuffs, a blue strobe light and an
orange traffic vest.
Walker was arrested early Thursday for impersonating a law enforcement officer. He is being held in Brevard County Jail.