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Man arrested for impersonating a police officer

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Posted at 11:56 AM, Dec 05, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-05 11:56:18-05

SEYMOUR, Ind. -- A 20-year-old Seymour man was arrested Friday for impersonating a police officer. 

According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Department, police received reports that Caleb Schryer was using red and blue flashing lights that were mounted inside his headlights in the parking lot of Seymour High School as well as on Community Drive in Seymour. 

Schryer had installed a multi-colored LED lighting unit inside his headlights and could operate them using an app on his cell phone. 

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Schryer was showing off his lights in the parking lot of Seymour High School and even demonstrated the red and blue lights from his cell phone app to an off-duty reserve deputy for the Jackson County Sheriff's Department. 

The sheriff's department also received a report that Schryer had used the lights while following another vehicle near the high school. 

Schryer was later arrested in the Seymour High School parking lot. 

Impersonating a public official/law enforcement officer is a level 6 felony. 

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