Man arrested for impersonating a Monroe sheriff’s deputy

FORSYTH, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A man is in jail in Monroe County for pretending to be a sheriff’s deputy.

18-year-old Joshua Character is accused of making an illegal traffic stop and false imprisonment.

According to a news release, last Friday Character pulled someone over for cutting him off in Forsyth.

After the person asked for a badge number and credentials, Character left the scene.

He’s in the Monroe County jail awaiting a bond hearing.

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