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NYPD: Cop-impersonating gang members arrested

Friday, January 11, 2013

Drug enforcement agents have busted a ring of thieves who allegedly passed themselves off as cops as they robbed drug dealers.

The suspects, believed to be connected to the Latin Kings gang, reportedly had their own police car, with flashing lights and a James Bond-like switch for hiding the license plate.

The 16 alleged gang members were arrested this week in the Bronx.

The real police also hauled in the gang's load of guns, fake badges and body armor.

The DEA is also investigating if a New Jersey cop is tied to the arrests.

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