Man arrested in Jefferson County for impersonating an officer

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JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. (WATE) — A Sevier County man is being accused of impersonating a law enforcement officer, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Coffey says 41-year-old Charles Lakins was arrested around 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, in Claiborne County.

Coffey says Lakins used a late 90s model red Ford Mustang to made a pair of traffic stops, one on Old Dandridge Highway and another on Asheville Highway.

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