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WATCH: Florida man caught shoplifting tells officers he's a U.S. Marshal (Spoiler: He's not)

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BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. -

A 61-year-old man was arrested in Florida last week after telling police responding to a shoplifting call that he was a U.S. Marshal. 

He wasn't. And officers in Boynton Beach knew it right away. 

The officers were called to Best Buy to trespass a man who was caught shoplifting an iPhone X. When officers approached John O'Grady, they noticed a U.S. Marshals lapel pin on his suit. 

In a video released by the department, officers asked if O'Grady was armed and he said yes, telling them he was a federal Marshal. 

O'Grady then tells the officers he doesn't have ID on him. When asked for his supervisor's name, O'Grady admits he is not a law enforcement officer and his gun is fake (it was later determined to be a BB gun). 

Officers searched O'Grady's car and found the stolen iPhone. 

O'Grady was charged with impersonating a law enforcement officers and grand theft. 

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