By Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A southwest Miami-Dade man was arrested after he reportedly posed as a law enforcement officer at a school.

On Thursday Erick Moore Jr., 18, went to Miami Palmetto Senior High wearing a jacket with the wording “Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department” and a state of Florida corrections department ID, according to his arrest report.

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While talking with the staff and two police officers, they noticed that he was wearing a belt with a handcuff case and a pouch with what appeared to be a gun inside.

When asked if he was just hired by the corrections department he replied “Yes” and he was going to attend the academy soon, according to the report.

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The officers reportedly grew suspicious when the name and picture on the ID did not match Moore.

He was then taken to the main office, where a pair of handcuffs was found in the case and a thermometer shaped like a gun was in the pouch, according to the arrest form. A pocket knife was found in a pants pocket. He also reportedly had two credit guards that were not in his name.

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Moore was taken into custody and has been charged with impersonating a law enforcement officer, possession of stolen credit cards, and trespassing. Team