A 28-year-old man was arrested and charged after he was accused of creating a 'disrespectful photoshopped image' that shows men disrespecting a sergeant's grave
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A Tennessee man was arrested by authorities after he was alleged to have taken a fake photo of two people desecrating the grave of a deceased officer and posting it on social media, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said in a press release.
The grave was of Sgt. The Dickson County Sheriff's Office. Daniel Baker, who died in 2018, reported the Tennessean.
The suspect, Joshua Andrew Garton, has been charged with harassment, the office said.
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Tennessee authorities arrested a man accused of tampering with and posting online a photo of a deceased officer's grave site.
Joshua Andrew Garton, 28, was charged with molestation after he was accused of taking a photo of Sgt. Of the late Dickson County's Sheriff's Office depicting "people profaning the grave." Daniel Baker and posting on social media, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said in a press release Friday.
"Agents then visited Baker's grave this morning and found that the photo was digitally produced," the office said in the press release.
The Tennessean reported Sgt. Baker was killed while working in 2018.
According to the news release, Garton is being held in Dickson County Jail and bail is $ 76,000.
Lisa Baker, widow of the late Sgt. Baker called the photo a "disrespectful photo-picture" for Nashville's WKRN-TV.
"I've lived through the worst and am pushing ahead. There isn't much that the people of this world can do to surprise me. I can only pray for the lost soul responsible and for the safety of our law enforcement agencies . " Baker told the news network.
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