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Logan Shaulis, of Somerset, PA wanted to be a state trooper so bad he grabbed a gun, some road flares, a portable scanner and some handcuffs before setting-up shop on Route 601 blocking traffic in what polices call a fake DUI Checkpoint.

Troopers say 19-year-old Shaulis parked his vehicle diagonally across the road at 4am and began stopping vehicles. A motorist who stopped says Shaulis claimed he was a trooper and demanded to see a driver’s license, registration and insurance papers.

logan-shaulisWhen the real Po-Po arrived, police say Shaulis tried to hand a BB pistol to the car’s passenger and said, “I can’t get caught with this.”

The irony in the whole ordeal, police suspect Logan Shaulis was actually drunk himself during the event.

He faces charges including drunken driving, impersonating a public servant and unlawful restraint. He remained jailed Tuesday. Online court records don’t list an attorney for him. A preliminary hearing is set for June 9.