New Jersey Woman Arrested For Supposedly Impersonating a Social Worker and Inquiring About Baby, Police Say


Thursday saw a New Jersey woman arrested after she claimed to be a state social worker, and called a family asking about their baby.

Love Hodge, 29, was taken into custody by Maple Shade Police Department officers after receiving a report saying the woman had allegedly gone to a family’s home and was acting suspiciously, authorities said.

Officers were told by the family that a woman had come to their house last weekend. Police stated that she was working with the Department of Child Protection and Permanency. Police said that although there were other children at the house, the woman only cared about the 5-month-old girl in the home.

Police said that the woman didn’t have identification.

Hodge is currently in Burlington County Jail being held on charges that include impersonating an official servant and burglary.

Police believe that the woman might have been involved with other alleged incidents in this area. WTXF-TV.Officers are still investigating and asked for any information.