Impersonating A Police Officer To Cut Into Drive-Thru Line Frowned Upon By Actual Police

As badly as you think you want that burger and fries, is jail time really worth getting it a few minutes faster? A Texas man is facing some heat from the police after an off-duty officer said he saw him impersonating law enforcement to skip ahead of other customers in the drive-thru line at Whataburger.

The real officer says the suspect used sirens and flashing flights on his truck, outfitted in law-enforcement
style to cut the line, reports the Associated Press.

According to the actual police on the scene, the vehicle was made to look like an unmarked police unit, and the suspect was wearing a uniform. That made the officer think perhaps he was a volunteer firefighter.

After seeing him beat others to the food, the officer followed the suspected impersonated to some apartments nearby and confronted him. The man allegedly confessed to not being police, and added that he used the lights and sirens to speed through traffic lights as well.

He was charged with impersonating an officer and released on bond. Hope that burger was worth it.

Odessa man allegedly posed as officer to cut in Whataburger drive-thru [Associated Press]