Once might be considered a lark or a whim. Twice, the guy is serious about it:
A repeat police impersonator was convicted Wednesday night in his latest case, stemming from an incident in December 2008.
James Merket was found guilty of impersonating a police officer, a Class D felony.
Mr. Merker hasn't had the greatest luck in the world in his criminal career. He got busted this time when a real police offficer stopped to help who he thought was a real police officer making a traffic stop. The first time, his impersonation was discovered when he pulled over . . . an off-duty police officer.