HICKSVILLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A Long Island, New York man has been arrested after allegedly pretending to be a police officer and then trying to pull over the actual police.

Valiery Portlock (Credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Authorities say 25-year-old Valiery Portlock and tried to get another driver to believe they had been stopped by a patrol car.

Unfortunately for the phony cop, when he turned on his air horn and emergency lights, his target was a van full of Nassau County Electronics Squad detectives.

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