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Man's attempt to fool police with different name backfires

 

October 27, 2019



CORUNNA, Mich. (AP) — A man thought he would fool police by giving them a false identity. It backfired: A man with that name was wanted by authorities.

The case in Shiawassee County ended Friday when Deonte Wilson was sentenced to about 18 months in prison for a drug charge and other crimes.

The Argus-Press reports that Wilson was stopped by police in September 2018. Officers arrested him when he identified himself as someone who was wanted by police. The mix-up was solved at the jail, but Wilson was in trouble at that point.

Judge Matthew Stewart says it's "humorous" although not for Wil...



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