By CBS13 Staff

ELK GROVE (CBS13) – A man accused of impersonating a police officer was arrested after leading authorities on a car chase Tuesday night, the Elk Grove Police Department said.

A vehicle with forward-facing red lights and a police-style light bar on its roof was located was spotted by an Elk Grove police officer in the area of Blue Maiden Way and Power Inn Road.

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Elk Grove police said the car continued driving away when officers attempted a traffic stop. The suspect then drove to his home and, with a badge hanging from his neck, identified himself as a federal law enforcement officer.

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Investigators soon determined the suspect was not an officer. A search of his home uncovered additional items that Elk Grove police said could be used to impersonate an officer.

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He was arrested for multiple charges including the false impersonation of a peace officer.