Suburban man accused of impersonating police

September 2, 2011 (ELMWOOD PARK, Ill.)

Chicago Police arrested Nicholas Rada at gas station on the city's Northwest Side early Thursday. They say the man was sitting in a car with two flat tires with a handgun in his pocket and a gold badge on his car console.

A security guard at the gas station told police Rada had fired his gun when another man approached him.

Rada also faces drug and weapons charges.

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