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Blue Light Bandit Nabbed in Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE — Charlotte police think they've capturedNorth Carolina's most notorious blue light bandit. The man they arrestedowns police uniforms, hats, badges, identification cards andwalkie-talkies, most of which can by purchased by anyone.

Police have 41-year-old William Long in custody and have charged himwith impersonating a State Bureau of Investigation officer.

They are now investigating his past criminal record.

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