Man facing charges after posting undercover TPD officer's pic - 13abc.com Toledo (OH) News, Weather and Sports

Man facing charges after posting undercover TPD officer's pic on Facebook

Posted: Updated:
TOLEDO, Ohio -

A local man is facing criminal charges after police say he posted a picture of an undercover Toledo Police Officer on Facebook.

Police charged 38-year-old Jason Phillips with obstructing official business. According to court documents, he posted a picture of an undercover Toledo Police officer with the officer's name on Facebook. The caption on the photo read, "This officer has an all-star snitch team."

Police are alleging that act hampers that officer in the performance of his duties and creates a risk of physical harm to the officer.

Philips told The Blade newspaper during an interview that he was in Toledo Municipal Court when he saw the officer walking through a hallway and decided to take the picture with his phone and post it online.

Phillips claims it was all just a joke.

 

 

  • LocalMore>>

  • July ends with record cold

    July ends with record cold

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:31:57 GMT
    This past month will go into the record books as the 3rd coldest and 8th driest July ever recorded.
    This past month will go into the record books as the 3rd coldest and 8th driest July ever recorded.
  • Breaking News

    Lucas Co. jail employee accused of sexually assaulting former inmate

    Lucas Co. jail employee accused of sexually assaulting former inmate

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:29:23 GMT
    A Lucas County jail employee is on paid administrative leave. The employee is accused of sexually assaulting a former inmate not on jail property. The Toledo Police Department is investigating, and the Lucas County Sheriff's Office has launched an investigation. We'll continue to follow this story as it develops.
    A Lucas County jail employee is on paid administrative leave. The employee is accused of sexually assaulting a former inmate not on jail property. The Toledo Police Department is investigating, and the Lucas County Sheriff's Office has launched an investigation. We'll continue to follow this story as it develops.
  • McCord Rd. Underpass project begins weeks before school starts

    McCord Rd. Underpass project begins weeks before school starts

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:28:40 GMT
    After decades of planning and financial setbacks, construction is set to begin Monday on a two-year project in Springfield Township to ease traffic congestion and improve the safety of a deadly railroad crossing.
    After decades of planning and financial setbacks, construction is set to begin Monday on a two-year project in Springfield Township to ease traffic congestion and improve the safety of a deadly railroad crossing.

  • Top StoriesMore>>

  • Breaking News

    Lucas Co. jail employee accused of sexually assaulting former inmate

    Lucas Co. jail employee accused of sexually assaulting former inmate

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:29:23 GMT
    A Lucas County jail employee is on paid administrative leave. The employee is accused of sexually assaulting a former inmate not on jail property. The Toledo Police Department is investigating, and the Lucas County Sheriff's Office has launched an investigation. We'll continue to follow this story as it develops.
    A Lucas County jail employee is on paid administrative leave. The employee is accused of sexually assaulting a former inmate not on jail property. The Toledo Police Department is investigating, and the Lucas County Sheriff's Office has launched an investigation. We'll continue to follow this story as it develops.
  • July ends with record cold

    July ends with record cold

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:31:57 GMT
    This past month will go into the record books as the 3rd coldest and 8th driest July ever recorded.
    This past month will go into the record books as the 3rd coldest and 8th driest July ever recorded.
  • McCord Rd. Underpass project begins weeks before school starts

    McCord Rd. Underpass project begins weeks before school starts

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:28:40 GMT
    After decades of planning and financial setbacks, construction is set to begin Monday on a two-year project in Springfield Township to ease traffic congestion and improve the safety of a deadly railroad crossing.
    After decades of planning and financial setbacks, construction is set to begin Monday on a two-year project in Springfield Township to ease traffic congestion and improve the safety of a deadly railroad crossing.

Area Events Calendar

See It, Shoot It, Send It!