WASHINGTON (NewsNation) — A Michigan man was arrested Friday morning outside the U.S. Capitol after he was found with a fake badge, a BB gun, body armor, and high-capacity magazines, according to the U.S. Capitol Police.

Jerome Felipe, 53, of Flint, Michigan, was taken into custody around 5 a.m. after he parked a 2017 Dodge Charger near Peace Circle on the west side of the Capitol.

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Felipe, a retired police officer in New York, showed Capitol Police a fake badge with “Department of the INTERPOL” and said he was a criminal investigator with the agency, according to Capitol Police.

He gave police permission to search his vehicle, where they found the BB gun, two ballistic vests, multiple high-capacity magazines and other ammunition.

Felipe is facing charges for unlawful possession of high-capacity magazines and unregistered ammo.