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Posted at 6:46 AM ET, 03/ 1/2011

Fork-wielding man charged with impersonating cop

By Washington Post Editors

A man in Florida was charged with impersonating a police officer after pointing a barbecue fork at some motorists, according to this report:

The Broward County Sheriff's Office said deputies found Howard Schultz of Pompano Beach pointing his 10-inch cooking utensil at passing cars near a Walgreens store Monday, WTVJ-TV, Miami, reported Wednesday.
Deputies said Schultz was able to convince at least one motorist to pull over and claimed to be a police officer.

Read the full story on the UPI web site.

By Washington Post Editors  | March 1, 2011; 6:46 AM ET
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