Retired cop, 53, arrested outside of US Capitol with BB gun, body armor, ammunition and a fake badge reading 'Interpol'

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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