Miami mayoral candidate Pichel arrested in Florida Keys -- and charged with impersonating officer
Police Tape (AFP)

MIAMI — Frank Pichel, a controversial candidate for mayor of the city of Miami, was arrested by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office early Friday morning on a felony charge of impersonating a police officer. According to the sheriff’s office, he was booked into county jail at midnight. He was released about two hours later after posting a $5,000 bond. His attorney, Matthew Baldwin, was not immediately available for comment. Pichel, 59, is accused of flashing a badge and claiming to be a Monroe deputy while he was sitting in a parked in a BMW in front of a house in a Key Largo subdivision May 30....