Suffolk police arrest man for impersonating law enforcement


SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Suffolk police have arrested and charged 50-year-old Joseph Buono with impersonating a police officer.

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Police received a complaint on Thursday regarding someone who reportedly displayed law enforcement credentials during a verbal altercation.

On Friday, police identified the man and were able to determine that Buono was not a current member of any law enforcement agency.

Buono is currently being held at Western Tidewater Regional Jail.

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