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Man accused of making fake 911 call during traffic stop in Livonia

Posted at 10:07 AM, Nov 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-23 10:08:47-05

LIVONIA, MIch. (WXYZ) — A Detroit man accused of making a fake 911 call is being held on misdemeanor charges.

Police arrested Sheldon Walker during a traffic stop Wednesday night in the area of Wayne and West Chicago Roads in Livonia.

Officers say Walker called dispatch, claiming he was being followed by a man with a gun.

When operators called him back, his phone started ringing in front of police.

Walker is charged with filing a false police report and retail fraud.