HANOVER, Md. (WUSA9) -- A 20-year-old Maryland man was arrested for impersonating a police officer after a road rage incident.
Police say Jack Tyler Chandler, of the 1440 block of Maryland Avenue in Severn, was traveling on Dorsey Road in Hanover, Md. in a silver Chevy Impala when he displayed a silver badge to another driver while yelling at her through the window.
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Police say Chandler then engaged in a road rage incident, where he pulled ahead of the victim, slowed down and started slamming on his brakes. The suspect then kept changing lanes so the victim could not pass. Eventually, police say, the victim was able to pull off the road.
The suspect was identified and it was determined that he was a private investigator and not a police officer. A photo lineup was developed and on Feb. 22, and the victim positively identified the suspect.
An application was submitted to the District Court Commissioner's Office and a warrant was issued for impersonating a police officer. The suspect was contacted and surrendered himself at the Northern District Station.
The victim was an off-duty police officer from Prince George's County.