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Tyler man arrested for impersonating a police officer

John David Harwood (Source: Smith County Jail) John David Harwood (Source: Smith County Jail)
TYLER, TX (KLTV) -

A Tyler man was arrested, Wednesday, for impersonating a public servant.

Officials with the Tyler Police Department tell KLTV, John David Harwood was arrested on a warrant because he reportedly tried to pull a citizen over for speeding.

The incident happened on Old Bullard Rd.

According to Tyler Police, Harwood used a 2016 white Chevrolet Tahoe, with LED lights and a siren, to pull over the individual. The citizen told police Harwood yelled at them to watch their speed or they could be arrested. He then re-entered the Tahoe and drove away.

The person who got pulled over reported the incident to the Tyler Police Department and gave officials the license plate number on the Tahoe.

Harwood was booked into the Smith County Jail on a $150,000 bond. He posted bail and was released the same day.

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