A RETIRED NYPD cop has been arrested outside the US Capitol after he was found with a BB gun and a fake badge on Friday morning.
Police are currently investigating the reason why the man was there.
Jerome Felipe, 53, was found in a car parked on the west side of the Capitol building just before 5am.
Felipe is facing charges for Unlawful Possession of High Capacity Magazines and Unregistered Ammo, as reported by a press release from the US Capitol Police.
He presented a fake badge with the label "Department of the INTERPOL" and claimed to be a a criminal investigator with the agency when he was questioned.
The man, originally from Flint, Michigan, was a police officer in New York.
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