TRINITY (AP) – A Florida man with a desire for discounted doughnuts is facing charges that he impersonated a law enforcement officer.

Pasco County sheriff’s deputies claim 48-year-old Charles T. “Chuck” Barry tried to use the ploy twice recently at a Tampa-area Dunkin’ Donuts.

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They said the first time he showed the clerk a badge and a holstered gun, telling him, “See, I am a cop!”

When he returned the next day, the manager wrote down his license plate number.

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On Tuesday, deputies set up surveillance at the store and arrested Barry when he returned. They said they found a badge and a .38-caliber revolver in his pocket. He was arrested and later released.

Barry does not have a listed phone number and it couldn’t be determined if he has an attorney.

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