Man indicted on charge of impersonating FBI agent in Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. — A man has been indicted on charges of impersonating an FBI agent and illegally possessing a handgun while at a Jackson hotel.

Steven Darnell Lancaster, 45, of Gaston, S.C., falsely claimed to be a special agent with the FBI on Nov. 23, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Memphis.

Lancaster also is accused of possessing a handgun as a convicted felon along with false FBI credentials.

He is charged with impersonating a federal officer and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

The case is being investigated by the FBI and the Jackson Police Department.

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