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Police impersonator arrested
Hindsley charged with DUI, unlawful lights
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A local man pulled over for allegedly driving with a flashing blue light on his dash faces charges of DUI, driving on a revoked license, and impersonating a police officer.Richard Lee Hindsley, Jr., 47, was charged with his first offense of driving under the influence and fourth offense of driving on a revoked license, as well as being cited for unlawfully displaying blue flashing lights, criminal impersonation of a police officer, and violation of the implied consent law. Sheriff Patrick Ray said Hindsley drove by where he and another officer were parked with a blue, flashing light activated.“I was sitting on Highway 56 South with one of my detectives when we noticed a vehicle coming down the road with a flashing blue light on the dash,” Ray said. “It was traveling south on Highway 56, and turned right onto Old Blue Springs Road.