Police: Man arrested for impersonating officer tried to handcuff actual cop inside DC store

- D.C. police say 47-year-old Evan Graham harassed customers inside a Whole Foods in the District on Monday afternoon and then tried to arrest an officer called to control the disturbance.

According to a police report, Graham was witnessed harassing customers and waving around handcuffs inside the store on I Street, NW, in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood. Police were called and when they showed up, investigators say Graham pretended to be a police officer and slapped a handcuff on one of the real D.C. police officers responding to the call.

The report says Graham even told the officer to stop resisting arrest.

Eventually, officers were able to arrest Graham, who has since been released on bond.

Graham is charged with false impersonation of a police officer, simple assault, resisting arrest, possession of unregistered ammunition and possession of implements of a crime.

Court records indicate Graham has past criminal history in both Maryland and D.C.

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