Man accused of impersonating officer

June 17, 2009 2:06:12 PM PDT
A 46-year-old man was arrested for allegedly impersonating a police officer in West Garfield Park. James Washington was arrested after a car accident at 500 South Kostner. Washington allegedly told the driver of another car he was an officer for the Cook County sheriff.

When officials arrived at the scene, they learned of Washington's alleged statements regarding the sheriff's office. He is also accused of driving without insurance.