Man Arrested For Impersonating DEA Agent and Carrying BB Gun at Disney Springs
A man was arrested at Disney Springs for impersonating a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) officer and carrying a concealed BB gun, according to a report from Fox 35 Orlando.
Nathaniel Smith, 18, was stopped at Disney Springs by security officers who suspected he had a concealed gun. When interviewed by Orange County Sheriff’s deputies, Smith claimed that he was a recently hired Special Agent at the DEA from the Atlanta, Georgia division. When the deputy asked him to produce his identification, he showed a badge that the responding deputy later found was similar to those sold on Amazon. Smith was asked for the phone number to his supervisor, which he could not provide.
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Smith was searched and a concealed and loaded Glock 19 replica BB gun was found tucked inside his waistband. Smith was arrested and charged with impersonating an officer, unlawful display of a badge and carrying a concealed weapon.