Police charge man with impersonating a police officer

Published 3:47 pm Friday, November 5, 2021

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Suffolk Police have made an arrest in an impersonating a police officer incident that occurred on Thursday.

Suffolk Police originally received a complaint regarding a subject who reportedly displayed law enforcement credentials during a verbal altercation on Nov. 4, according to a city press release.

On Nov. 5, the subject was identified and located, and it was determined he was not a current member of any law enforcement agency, the press release stated.

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Joseph Anthony Buono, 50, of Suffolk, was arrested on a charge of impersonating a law enforcement officer and transported to Western Tidewater Regional Jail.

No additional information is available for release.