Man Fakes Being A Deputy To Impress Girlfriend
HERNANDO COUNTY, FL- A Florida resident allegedly impersonated a Pasco County Sheriff's deputy for months to impress his girlfriend.
According to reports, 37-year-old Christopher Sharp was actually an employee at a local Pizza Hut. Police say he stole a deputy uniform from his sister's boyfriend and often told made-up stories about his "job". They say he even gave people legal advice.
Sharp's story fell apart at a New Years party when a guest didn't believe he was telling the truth. An investigation revealed that they were right.
The pretend deputy was taken into custody and charged with impersonating a law enforcement officer. He allegedly told investigators that he lied to impress his girlfriend, and never attempted to enforce any laws.
Sharp and his girlfriend are no longer together.