The Colleton County Sheriff's Office has charged a man with impersonating a state official after they say he impersonated a circuit court judge over the phone.
Deputies say 44-year-old Eldonis Youngblood called the Colleton County Detention Center and impersonated the Honorable Perry M. Buckner III, telling staff members to place a hold on an inmate because he had more pending warrants in the county.
The investigation began after the Solicitor's Office requested it.
Youngblood has been released on bond.
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