OPSO: A man pretending to be an FBI agent to get inside a woman’s house arrested

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(3/25/19) OPSO deputies arrested a man attempting to get inside a home by pretending to be an FBI agent on Sunday.

The man was trying to get inside a woman’s house on Bawcom Street. He told her he was an FBI undercover agent and that he needed to enter the home.

The suspect, later identified as 45-year-old Rodney Griffin, left Bawcom Street and was last seen walking on King Street. Deputies found Griffin, who immediately identified himself as an FBI agent working undercover. Griffin told deputies he was working on a case involving a criminal conspiracy.

He was charged with Criminal Trespass and False Personification of Peace Officer/Firefighter.

His bond was set at $10,200.

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