Man with pistol, 23 knives impersonates officer, police say
An Edison man who allegedly claimed to be a federal Drug Enforcement Administration agent was arrested and faces multiple charges including weapons possession after he was found with several knives and two crossbows, according to reports.
Robert Toth, 46, is being held in Middlesex County Adult Correction Center in North Brunswick on $10,000 bail on charges including impersonating a police officer, weapons charges, obstruction of justice and consumption of alcohol in a vehicle, police told MyCentralJersey.com.
The article states that after calling the Milltown Police Department and making threatening comments about an officer Tuesday, Toth approached an officer as he was conducting a traffic stop and allegedly identified himself as a DEA agent K-9 handler.
He drove off and was later found in his vehicle wearing a shirt with a police logo and carrying a police badge, according to the story. Authorities searched his vehicle and home, and recovered 23 knives, two crossbows, arrows and police batons. A 9 mm pistol was also recovered in the Edison home Toth shares with his mother, the article states.
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