The Lucas County Sheriff's Office says a man accused of pretending to be a deputy on the force has been taken into custody.
The department announced the arrest of 45-year-old Joseph Earl Steward on its Facebook page Tuesday afternoon.
According to police Steward had been telling business that he is a deputy with the Lucas County Sheriff's Office and asking for donations. Once he received the money, he provided a false donor receipt, according to the sheriff's office.
Mugshots of wanted criminals listed as "Fugitive of the Week." Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of a fugitive is encouraged to contact their local authorities. More >
Mugshots of wanted criminals listed as "Fugitive of the Week." Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of a fugitive is encouraged to contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED or local police department. More >
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