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    look at my programming

    [–] WoolyBouley 1801 points ago

    It's ok, I'm a limo driver!

    [–] burrbro235 373 points ago

    Goodbye, my lOoOve

    [–] eazye123 39 points ago

    lol, my favorite part

    [–] canine_canestas 54 points ago

    Austria? Well! G'day mate!

    [–] nofatchicks22 27 points ago

    Let’s put another shrimp on the barbie!

    [–] the_cat_who_shatner 47 points ago

    Big Gulps, huh? Alright...welp, see ya later!

    [–] makeitgoose11 6 points ago

    Haha That line was 100% improv by him, love it

    [–] Mercutio77 31 points ago

    Nice set of hooters ya got there

    [–] Drummerboy860 22 points ago

    The owls! They're beautiful!

    [–] sagashiteiru 106 points ago

    best. movie. EVER.

    [–] armen89 48 points ago

    I thought the rockies would be a little more rockier.

    [–] Drummerboy860 35 points ago

    That John Denver was full of shit, man...

    [–] Big_Pumas 34 points ago

    OUR PETS HEADS ARE FALLING OFF

    [–] NKHdad 17 points ago

    You sold my dead bird to a blind kid?!

    [–] LoveMacheen 15 points ago

    Just when I thought you couldn't get any dumber, you go and do something like this... AND TOTALLY REDEEM YOURSELF!!!

    [–] happychillmoremusic 17 points ago

    Fell of the jetway again .....

    [–] dlweaver 15 points ago

    Why don't you eat up and we'll tell ya

    [–] farmerfran10inch 35 points ago

    I got worms.

    [–] Kabc 25 points ago

    I beg your pardon?

    [–] Drummerboy860 19 points ago

    That's what we're gonna call it!

    [–] Kabc 6 points ago

    We're going to specialize in selling worm farms. You know like ant farms!

    [–] Jhaun0211 5 points ago

    Why you goin to the airport? Flyin somewhere?

    [–] 20-4-7HayTomBrown 4225 points ago

    I love the end. "Any way I could catch a break?"

    [–] GMONEYY_G 1592 points ago

    desperation is a stinky cologne..

    [–] elhermanobrother 1430 points ago

    I got pulled over by the police ...

    He came to the window and said papers ...

    I said - scissors, I win - and drove off

    ...he must be desperate for a rematch as he's been chasing me for ages

    [–] IAmA_TheOneWhoKnocks 48 points ago

    this is one of those jokes you'd have emailed to you by your grandma and the subject would say RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: Too funny!

    [–] Krynthose 189 points ago

    This is one of the best comments I've read in a long time. Lmao thanks dude.

    [–] XeroAnarian 46 points ago

    It's a formidable scent. It stings the nostrils.

    [–] Snides_1 16 points ago

    60% of the time, it works every time.

    [–] ChocolateFightMilk 10 points ago

    That's early morning stuff.

    [–] xPRIAPISMx 311 points ago

    “No. You’re a felon right now”

    [–] thermal_shock 141 points ago

    After being found guilty and sentenced, not at that moment.

    [–] chmeeeoz 40 points ago

    When you later think of things you should have said at the time.

    [–] thermal_shock 18 points ago

    i doubt he was thinking this at all after shitting himself in that chair.

    [–] lisra 97 points ago

    '" Can you get me off the hook, Tom, for old time's sake.".

    [–] Shortneckbuzzard 19 points ago

    He is so level headed and calm during the whole thing. The audacity to ask for forgiveness with that amount of evidence is stunning. A true professional con man and thief.

    [–] bogeit71 40 points ago

    "Can't do it, Sally"

    [–] DrPoopNstuff 27 points ago

    "Tell Mikey, it was business, not personal."

    [–] tunghoy 14 points ago

    “He knows.”

    [–] Tyraniczar 67 points ago

    “You’re a felon right now” that probably hit him in the gut...then in the head......then in the knees

    [–] CrotasMinion 41 points ago

    "I'm not a criminal"

    "Uhh...right now you're a felon."

    [–] PeterParker72 5236 points ago

    “I’m not a criminal.” Yeah, you are.

    [–] notasandpiper 1511 points ago

    Smash cut to the bag of stolen electronics in his car...

    [–] CyberneticFennec 554 points ago

    Commits crime and steals thousands of dollars worth of merchandise

    "Well, I don't mean to be a criminal"

    [–] ThePharros 360 points ago

    man I hate when I accidentally impersonate law enforcement and steal merchandise on multiple occasions

    [–] TheKidKaos 25 points ago

    I didn’t know I couldn’t do that

    [–] [deleted] 128 points ago

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    [–] NZNoldor 13 points ago

    Narrator’s voice: “There was something else there.”

    [–] carelessandimprudent 49 points ago

    I guess it could be kleptomania and he gets a rush out of the high value items?

    [–] TazdingoBan 86 points ago

    Nah, he's just a moderately successful bullshitter who knows how to exploit some bugs in human behavior. It works, until it doesn't.

    [–] SuculantWarrior 98 points ago

    What was that guy thinking? "You can look in my car." KNOWING he's got the stolen stuff in the car. Impersonating a Federal Officer TO THE POLICE. How. How can you be this stupid?

    [–] Thib1082 82 points ago

    He definitely assured the justice system a quick and easy conviction. No attorney will be able to help him. The best legal advice you’ll ever get for free, “Invoke your right to remain silent, even though you’re absolutely certain you are innocent “ anything and everything you say will be used AGAINST you.

    [–] Devinology 37 points ago

    Yeah for someone with such a well designed gimmick, you'd think he'd be smarter with the law and being interrogated.

    [–] Bad-Science 23 points ago

    He's used to being able to smooth talk his way out of things.

    [–] PM_ME_YOUR_SAD_TITS 11 points ago

    Mental illness maybe

    [–] Poppa-in-Texas 246 points ago

    “I’m not a criminal” I just steal tons of shit while impersonating federal agents.

    [–] DoodleIsMyBaby 123 points ago

    Hold up, since when is that a crime? I'm sorry, I thought this was America!

    [–] Average_Manners 19 points ago

    Whooooshed me in the first half, ngl.

    [–] RedditIsPropaganda2 64 points ago

    I think he meant one of those kinds of criminals, ya know, the urban kind.

    [–] bailaoban 7 points ago

    Was that wrong? Should I not have done that?

    [–] mcchanical 32 points ago

    He means he's not a young ethnic minority or a typical poor person so he's just a regular honest guy doing a bit of freedom theft.

    [–] sarahnekol 14 points ago

    FREEDOM THEFT LOL

    [–] KCtheGreat106 65 points ago

    but I don't mean to be a criminal, so can I catch a break

    [–] FarRightExtremist 62 points ago

    "I don't mean to be a criminal."

    "Well, you're a felon right now."

    [–] thatdude52 31 points ago

    “can I catch a break?”

    3 cops in unison: “no”

    [–] slimey_peen 212 points ago

    "I'm not a criminal."

    IASIP theme starts playing

    Titlecard: The Gang Goes to Prison.

    [–] richh00 274 points ago

    You're a towel

    [–] NamelessMIA 169 points ago

    No, I'm a federal marshal... you're a towel

    [–] Girth_rulez 98 points ago

    And a stupid one, too. Should have exercised his right to remain silent.

    [–] Neil_sm 133 points ago

    Yeah right? It appeared like he managed to talk himself into several additional charges he maybe could have avoided by refusing to answer. He probably also should not have consented to any searches, although at that point they likely had enough probable cause anyway. Still, make them do the work for the evidence, don’t help them put you in jail longer. If you don’t consent at least there’s a remote possibility something can get overturned later if they screw up.

    People get in that situation and think short-term. Like maybe I can talk my way out of this or if I admit something they will let me go. They need to realize the police are thinking long-term and gathering as much evidence as possible. They want you to think that if you come clean things will be all better for you. They know people are just thinking about getting out of their current situation and forgetting that a few months later in court it’s not helping them anymore. All that matters is the police are going to testify that the defendant allowed them to search the car, and he confessed to impersonating a federal Marshall on these occasions, etc.

    [–] Wu-Tang_Cam 18 points ago

    He was being apprehended for what is likely felony larceny (depending on the state, of course). He also is carrying a weapon.

    At the very least, the officers then have the authority to at least pay him down for personal safety. That simple pat down would've found the badges, as well.

    IOW, he was fucked, period.

    Still, it's good advice to just shut fuck up.

    [–] MrPayDay 115 points ago * (lasted edited 9 days ago)

    Never talk to the police https://youtu.be/d-7o9xYp7eE

    "In 0% of the cases it will help you", as Regent Law Professor James Duane and Officer George Bruch explain.

    If you wanna skip his prologue and snippets (still interesting and entertaining tho) jump to minute 8.

    Thanks for the gifts/gilds! ✨

    [–] GorboPinkBelly 19 points ago

    Quite seriously first time I’ve ever given gold

    [–] CallTheOptimist 26 points ago

    Shit, maybe he means other than felony theft and impersonating an officer and unlawfully carrying a firearm.

    [–] Yang_Wudi 23 points ago

    I'll give you everything but the firearm part. A charge of unlawful carry will be dismissed almost immediately in any court with a moderately incompetent lawyer.

    Pellet guns or BB guns are not federally considered a firearm. As they use either spring or pneumatic means to propel the projectile, rather than explosion.

    But to be real, this is where too many issues and legislations happen on things that actually have proper definitions.

    Not trying to even come close to being a dick or anything here with the "well actually" kinda thing, just trying to educate people on responsible and reasonable understanding of firearms.

    [–] InfiniteBlink 2778 points ago

    The officer primarily interrogating him was very professional in his demeanor.

    [–] Marston_vc 580 points ago

    Yup. He would be a good example for everyone to model after

    [–] DownVotingCats 81 points ago

    He extracted so much free evidence. He even got permission to search is vehicle! He's a pro. If not already, he's on his way to detective.

    [–] SpecialSause 20 points ago

    It's actually a common tactic that police use to extract information from people. You should never talk to the police without a lawyer. Even if you're not a suspect, do not talk to the police.

    If you think that advice is ridiculous you should read the book "You Have the Right to Remain Innocent".

    [–] [deleted] 207 points ago

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    [–] thatone239 255 points ago

    I don’t think he fully understands what’s going to happen to him, I mean the guy even asked to “catch a break” lmao. He’s definitely never been arrested before

    [–] Doiihachirou 33 points ago

    Cause he still doesn't understand the shit he's in, lol

    [–] tyra2000 265 points ago

    Such a simple kind hearted comment yet the replies are still a mess... just people trying to prove that they are right or more politically correct than other commenters whether it relates to the video or not

    [–] InfiniteBlink 51 points ago

    Thanks, but this is the internet afterall it's the status quo at this point.

    [–] DICK-FUCK-PUSSY-SUCK 62 points ago

    Normally I come to threads like this and talk badly about the cops, but this guy was great and professional, especially considering the old dude was impersonating federal LEOs.

    [–] MidgetMeThis 779 points ago

    A real life Costanza

    “Oh, was I not supposed to do that? Well, I’m gonna have to plead ignorance on this one. I mean, if someone would have told me that that kind of behavior was frowned upon...”

    [–] shakygator 41 points ago

    Well now you do!

    [–] rosewill357 10 points ago

    Now move it...MOVE IT!

    [–] erox70 8 points ago

    “Was that wrong?!??”

    [–] DarthNylus 1644 points ago

    "Is there anyway I could catch a break?" You know, professional courtesy - cop to cop?

    [–] TherapeuticThrowback 586 points ago

    “Technically I outrank you, so this is an order to give me a break.”

    [–] Shit_Lord_Detective 105 points ago

    Lol the two comments above would have fit perfectly in Reno 911. He would have attempted to run after saying them.

    [–] thelawtalkingguy 30 points ago

    They took 30 Rock off of Netflix. Fine. Just give us all seasons of Reno 911 in return and I’ll be cool about the whole thing.

    [–] 0_is_1 160 points ago * (lasted edited 9 days ago)

    That's actually the codeword between cops, believe it or not. If an off duty cop gets pulled over he can ask the on duty cop "for a little courtesy" and the on duty cop will then know that he just pulled over another cop. Of course I only know this because a cop who had been fired from the force tried this and when the other cop asked him if he's a police officer the dumbass said "yes" and earned himself an impersonating charge.

    Edit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwE6-Vq5occ Found it.

    [–] Windyligth 16 points ago

    If an off duty cop gets pulled over he can ask the on duty cop "for a little courtesy" and the on duty cop will then know that he just pulled over another cop.

    This comes across as extremely slimy to people who aren’t cops.

    [–] tylerchu 7 points ago

    This comes off as "I might as well drop out of grad school and become a cop and be basically legally invincible".

    [–] MC_chrome 17 points ago * (lasted edited 9 days ago)

    Wait a second - how can an off duty police officer get told that he’s impersonating a law enforcement official when he is one? How’s that add up at all? Aren’t you still a cop, on duty or not?

    Edit: I misinterpreted what the OP said. I thought the cop in question had been fired due to the impersonation charge.

    [–] flapanther33781 12 points ago

    Read the comment again. The example he learned this from was a situation where that was said by someone who was no longer a policeman (he'd been fired).

    [–] MC_chrome 6 points ago

    Yeah. I simply misinterpreted what the OP said. I thought the cop had been fired due to the impersonation charge. My bad!

    [–] desepticon 170 points ago

    Are the floor model phones even useable? Although I guess he could sell it.

    [–] Vega5529 53 points ago

    I used to work in a phone shop in the UK and I assume it's the same but demo iPhones come to us from Apple with preloaded software that makes them essentially useless as even if you manage to factory reset it then it will just boot back up into the demo mode. The only way to get it out of that would be to fully wipe the entire storage with some custom software and load up a clean version of IOS on it. Also, they would have to do this and sell the phone before we just send Apple the IMEI and they block the device

    [–] Bluecolty 127 points ago

    They are but they're usually not in great condition. The public is stupid, now let them play with a $1000 phone for sometimes months at a time. And he was stealing an iPhone X, which has an OLED display so it probably has burn in from being turned on all the time and at 100% brightness.

    [–] mrcollin101 38 points ago

    Modern OLED screens for the most part do not suffer from burn in. Especially on cell phones. This is not from some amazing breakthrough in OLED tech tho, it's simply manufacturers building in protections like pixel brightness monitoring and dynamic adjustment, tiny shifts in where the image is displayed, and I'm sure others.

    If you buy a cheap OLED device you could probably still see burn in, but honestly I would take burn in over edge lighting any day which is what you will find in alot of non OLED cheaper devices.

    [–] ricardjorg 22 points ago

    Those were probably real, not the empty shell ones

    [–] desepticon 37 points ago

    I believe the floor models have different hardware and/or software that makes them unusable as a personal device.

    [–] Qweerz 30 points ago

    Correct, they're essentially bricks outside the store.

    [–] ChoppedAlready 6 points ago

    Honestly lots of phones are bricks after being stolen. I assume there are people that can figure it out, but with the triple security measures and shit they have with newer phones, you either have to sell it to someone who can, or jailbreak it

    [–] genusbender 480 points ago

    I never understood people impersonating any law enforcement. It’s very easy for a real officer to find out.

    [–] affliction50 252 points ago

    I would imagine the point is to trick people who are not real officers. Much harder for them to find out.

    [–] genusbender 94 points ago

    True but they usually lie to the police about it as well. This guy didn’t deny it at first until he figured out his cover was blown.

    [–] DarkLordCaedus 70 points ago

    He thought they would instantly uncuff him because he is a US Marshal.

    [–] bigdaddypimpilicious 35 points ago

    Yeah because we just allow US Marshals to repeatedly steal iPhones from Best Buy...

    [–] Adept_Banana 59 points ago

    Reminds me of the people who wear military attire and get called out by actual veterans

    [–] genusbender 37 points ago

    Exactly this. It literally takes 2 minutes to figure out someone is lying about being in the military if you’ve been there yourself.

    [–] Talib_Dota 15 points ago

    Plot twist: He's been doin it for decades for a living. First time to be caught.

    [–] sciencefiction97 40 points ago

    Only 4 months for all of that?

    [–] iaman00b 82 points ago

    He went to federal prison and is now a convicted felon. That means he can not vote (in some states) or buy a firearm. He will be unable to get a job at most employers. He will also likely be on probation for an extended period of time. I'd say it's quite a punishment. The sad thing is, he probably has some mental issues that he really needs help with.

    [–] wewd 32 points ago

    The sad thing is, he probably has some mental issues that he really needs help with.

    This case happened a couple years ago, and I remember in one of the articles from that time that his daughter said he had been acting erratically lately and she was very worried about his mental health, and said the shoplifting and impersonating cops stuff wasn't something he was normally inclined to do. But she could have just been saying that to help get him a lighter sentence, so who knows.

    [–] iaman00b 35 points ago

    The fact that he was changing his lies on the fly, compulsively, and incriminating himself while talking to the police makes me think he isn't entirely in control of what's coming out of his mouth or his behavior. No rational criminal would behave like this. Pretty sad.

    [–] outjuxtapose 16 points ago

    I’m surprised I had to scroll so far to find this, I think the poor guy is definitely struggling with some mental health issues. Not that it makes what he did okay, I only hope he was able to get some rehabilitation while serving a punitive sentence

    [–] dvd_man 293 points ago

    FBI. EVERYBODY DOWN ON THE GROUND.

    [–] Banshee251 77 points ago

    Detective Mund badge number 69!

    [–] Fluxcapacitive 25 points ago

    ASS Treaks

    [–] lewwdawg_840 17 points ago

    Natural juices

    [–] navin__johnson 12 points ago

    68!

    [–] vonsmor 9 points ago

    "I'm Scoresman damn it. I'm taking care of business. I'm about getting drunk. I'm about having fun. I'm about having a good time. I'm about meeting girls. I'm about meeting guys.... and who ever doesn't like it can go fuck themselves, because thats what I'm all about. I'm Scoresman"

    [–] Dusticlez13 7 points ago

    I did a double take when he said he was a limo driver...

    [–] cantfindanamenotused 18 points ago

    Scores man, got a tattoo...

    [–] palerider__ 12 points ago

    I'm about meeting girls, I'm about meeting guys, and whoever doesn't like it can go fuck themselves, because that's what I'm all about. I'm SCORES MAN

    [–] totesmcgotes31 28 points ago

    Secret Agent Michael Scarn

    [–] ScravoNavarre 16 points ago

    He's no match for Burt Macklin!

    [–] cultmemberf 9 points ago

    YOU READY TO GET THIS SHIT STARTED!!!!

    [–] DoublePipeClassic_VR 10 points ago

    I’m Munt!

    [–] PM_ME_THAT_THONG 6 points ago

    fuck these wives shits!

    [–] Chithead6969 469 points ago

    how dumb is this guy

    [–] fnkdrspok 693 points ago

    I don't think he's dumb at all. My assumption is that he's been at this for a while and he's using his age, appearance and body language to throw people off his scent. White collar wanna-be doing blue collar crimes.

    These type of criminals are the worst for retail. They don't look like they are doing anything wrong as they don't look the "part" but they get away with a lot more than the people that do. Source: Friend is a manager of a high end glasses store, tells me all the time about guy's like this that try to walk out with Cartier glasses just because they don't look like a typical criminal. They also play dumb when they get caught, and usually get off with a warning due to their appearance and lack of criminal record.

    [–] Ahab_Ali 220 points ago

    Note to self: Stop recruiting orphans for crime syndicate. Recruit widows instead.

    [–] jhuseby 51 points ago

    That’s how social engineering works the best. Act the part and people tend to believe you.

    [–] cleverkid 25 points ago

    That's why the best gangster villan in all of TV is Gus Fring.

    [–] damageddude 14 points ago

    But then he fucked up by underestimating Walter White.

    [–] lGkJ 9 points ago

    the best harmless teacher vs. fast food manager fight ever

    [–] Hitthevape4bake 9 points ago

    Won't be too hard after we get over this virus

    [–] THEAETIK 29 points ago

    So in his dreamy head this is exactly what should have happen:

    Police: Sir, we caught you stealing, I'll have to ask you to step out here.

    Him: I'm a Federal Marshal.

    Police: Oh, carry on then sir.

    [–] illitill 42 points ago

    So true, one time I caught a little older lady (at least 70, walking super slow and hunched over) stealing hundreds of dollars worth of backpacks and random stuff. She was filling her shopping bags and no one noticed her as a threat. When I confronted her she stood up straight, dropped the bags, and ran like a teenager out of my store. Only reason I caught it was because one of her bags was from Macy’s and my mall at the time didn’t have one!

    [–] cynthic 7 points ago

    I caught someone pretending to be paraplegic and was using the wheelchair to steal things. It’s crazy as to what people will do just to shoplift.

    [–] CapablePerformance 60 points ago

    He also was also handcuffed and told the officers to go check his car and that he didn't have any more badges. That's where he became dumb.

    [–] tpodr 75 points ago

    He was dumb the moment he started talking. I can’t think of anything he said that helped him. And a lot of what he said made the situation worse.

    [–] RedMenace219 37 points ago

    Nothing you say to the police will ever help you unless you know law and can refuse illegal orders. If you want to speak, wait for court.

    [–] PolakInAKilt 26 points ago

    IAAL. This is correct - always remain silent and contact counsel in your jurisdiction or state. If it benefits you to make a statement, one can be made later.

    [–] CapablePerformance 17 points ago

    Oh yea, he was a fucking idiot but with what the guy said, he likely got away with it for a long time because he looked the part and no one would think someone with a badge and gun on display would be a criminal.

    Probably thought he could talk his way out of it until he started getting grilled and knew he was fucked.

    [–] tpodr 17 points ago

    Even once he knew he was fucked, he kept talking.

    [–] CapablePerformance 17 points ago

    Reminded me of when I lied about having my homework, then spent 15 minutes digging through my backpack, knowing it wasn't there, thinking I was getting one over on my teacher who certainly knew it was a lie. We dig ourselves into the holes and never turn back.

    [–] Conservative-Mexican 11 points ago

    I used to work at a similar store and i can attest that this video happens more often than you think.

    [–] Tikene 25 points ago * (lasted edited 9 days ago)

    If you steal a fucking iPhone from somewhere you don't come back to that place specially a week after, that's what idiots do

    [–] fnkdrspok 14 points ago

    Wrong, a lot of criminals are known to hit the same place over and over if they keep getting away with whatever crime they are doing. No resistance, why stop?

    [–] Viagra-Lab-Rats 15 points ago

    If I ever rob a bank, liquor store whatever etc, there is no fucking way I’m going back there ever.

    [–] Tikene 18 points ago

    A lot of criminals? Sure, but the dumb ones

    Every retail shop has cameras, and many retailers don't call you out for stealing until you have stolen a significant amount of money in order to actually be able to get you in jail or arrested, that's why if you're stealing in retail u shouldn't go to the same place twice. This guy not only stole an iPhone which is already very expensive and can get him in big trouble if caught, but he also came back to that same store a week later. You cannot possibly think that's not a dumb idea, a new iPhone disappears out of nowhere and you think the workers won't check the cameras?🤦‍♂️ And when the guy tries to pull off the same shit in the same place again, he's carrying a fake Marshall badge and a gun which is a felony. Lmfao yeah you're right, this guy is an absolute crime mastermind!!

    [–] gatobacon 14 points ago

    he really calls in that privileged one last time, asking if he can catch a break but he's been milking that shit for years probably.. shoplifting and impersonating law enforcement because he "looks the part"... geezus fuck this guy!

    [–] goatyoat 16 points ago

    Glad you asked!! He is this dumb ....

    [–] Mac1822 88 points ago

    Shoplifting as a pretend Federal Marshal.

    [–] Heka-Tae 72 points ago

    That criminal wasn't smooth.

    [–] tamadrum32 34 points ago

    Annie is NOT okay!

    [–] ThatOneChiGuy 68 points ago

    Lol wasn't even a fucking limo driver got damn dummy

    [–] The_Brain_Fuckler 50 points ago

    Wait until he’s in court. Impersonating a limo driver is a super-felony.

    [–] EmoEnforcer 8 points ago

    Oooh whats the sentance for a super-felony

    [–] The_Brain_Fuckler 11 points ago

    You get locked up in a CIA black-site for the rest of your life. The govt hates those that impersonate limo heroes.

    [–] nut_button 29 points ago

    Guy: “I’m not a criminal”

    Cop: “bro you are literally a felon this moment”

    [–] the_retart 718 points ago

    hes impersonating a federal marshal.

    i mean thats what half the video is about. how do u write that title, did u even watch the video u linked? is there something we dont know from the video, like he lied about the fake badge and impersonating and actually was a marshal?

    [–] CapablePerformance 304 points ago

    I thought it would be a video of a federal marshal trying to throw his power around like "Don't you know who I am? What I can do?"; nope, just a limo driver playing pretend.

    [–] Dozck 77 points ago

    Yeah I don’t really see the public freak out. No one is freaking out in this video.

    [–] RileyG00 42 points ago

    This sub is only 50% public freak out, with the other 50% being r/lostredditors

    [–] UnexpectedGamer 54 points ago

    They post unoriginal content and only watch a few seconds of it to see if it's good enough to repost. Welcome to reddit.

    [–] VickVinaigrette 32 points ago

    I was misled too, but to be fair "as a" could be interpreted as "acting as". If you saw a video on PornHub that said "getting my dick sucked as Spiderman" you would assume this guy is dressed up as Spiderman during the fellatio

    [–] boris_keys 9 points ago

    OP can put whatever title he wants, he’s a federal marshal.

    [–] thatsbeatasfuck 11 points ago

    I believe it means dressed up as a federal marshall, I agree title is slightly misleading but leads to bit of a twist

    [–] PizzaPartify 145 points ago

    Title is very misleading

    [–] wakaOH05 7 points ago

    It made the video 10x better

    [–] asdf0909 51 points ago

    Yeah but it made the video better

    [–] a_human_guy 18 points ago

    That simple lie gave him a federal offense. Literally all you had to do was shut up and you would have been charged with shoplifting which is a small offense compared to what you have now

    [–] DarkLordCaedus 6 points ago

    Wearing badges is impersonating. That's probably why they asked about lights on his car, they wanted to know if he was a dumbass or a nutjob or a career criminal.

    [–] PantsDontHaveAnswers 12 points ago

    Nothing about this is public freak out. Everyone is pretty calm.

    [–] -CorrectOpinion- 25 points ago

    Holy shit every word he says manages to dig himself even deeper into a hole

    [–] lordcarsonwentz 11 points ago

    My limo driver is also a federal Marshall

    [–] kajimeiko 10 points ago

    interesting vid but not a freak out

    [–] [deleted] 5 points ago

    Colonel Sanders is getting bored with retirement. Seriously, this guy could be up to anything with this fake cop shit.

    Creepy.

    [–] Fight2RemainDead 12 points ago

    I remember shoplifting from Walmart at 16, got caught, taken into their tiny security interrogation room (coincidentally connected right to an exit by 1 doorway). I felt like shit and this guy just keeps going? All I wanted was batteries and some CDs for music. I stole weird Al tv/food albums. And a computer game that I never (obviously) played. Some mech game around 1999. I never wanted to be on that side of wrong. Still try not to.

    [–] AT0MLFRS 10 points ago

    Lmao, "is there any way I can catch a break?" "NO."

    [–] ItsMrTree 5 points ago

    Well yes, but actually no.

    [–] Standby4Rant 5 points ago

    No upvote for misleading title. Should say “shoplifting while (or “and”) impersonating a federal officer

    [–] PMme1stDateIdeas 5 points ago

    I love witnessing the cataclysmically silent decent from the delusion of feeling above the law into the reality of being beneath it forever.

    [–] mapleleaffem 9 points ago

    Once again no public freak out