• Kissimmee man accused of impersonating a law enforcement officer


    OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. - Osceola County deputies arrested a man who they said impersonated a law enforcement officer during a road rage incident Saturday.

     According to investigators, the driver of a semitruck told deputies that the driver of a car slammed on his brakes in front of his truck while driving on Orange Avenue. The driver said that a short time later the car stopped behind his truck at an intersection.

     The truck driver told deputies that a man get out of the car and approached him holding what looked like a police badge. The driver said the man yelled at him that he was a police officer and told him to pull over to the side of the road.

     The driver said he pulled off the road and called 911.

    Deputies said Almed Jurado, 32, denied displaying a badge.

    According to investigators, Jurado told them he has a badge because he was a chaplain, but he said he does not work as a chaplain for a police agency.

     Investigators said his badge read "Florida Ministries Association."

    Jurado was arrested, charged with impersonating a law enforcement officer and booked into the Osceola County Jail.

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