Robert Joseph Hallick, 51, was arrested in Chattanooga, Tenn., on Feb. 11 and is charged with perjury, forgery and id theft, WTVC reported. He was booked into Hamilton County Jail.
Hallick allegedly first used his personal title to use for a Tennessee Enhanced Handgun Carry Allow in November 2020 however was denied. His rejection letter from the Tennessee Division of Security and Homeland Safety Handgun Unit cited an “adjudicated or dedicated psychological faulty and energetic warrant within the state of Michigan,” in keeping with the affidavit obtained by the information station.
Hallick then utilized for the allow a second time, mailing in a type on Jan. 21 utilizing the title “President Barack H. Obama” and forging the signature for the ex-commander in chief. He additionally included a test for the $50 payment and one other letter, “bearing the US of America seal with United States Division of State letterhead,” The Chattanoogan additionally reported, citing the affidavit.
It’s in opposition to state regulation to forge an individual’s title on a gun allow utility.
In accordance with a report by the positioning Bearing Arms, Hallick has repeatedly claimed to be Barack Obama on social media posts relationship as early as 2019. Details about whether or not or not Hallick has authorized illustration was not instantly out there.
Fox Information reached out to each the Chattanooga Police Division and the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Workplace in search of extra info.