Transcript for Man Allegedly Makes Phony 911 Call to Get Out of Speeding Ticket
And now to the speedy driver charged with a new crime to get out of a ticket. He made a phoney call to try to divert the officer who pulled him over. We have the story. There's definitely someone going to get shot. Please, please. Listen to this desperate caller pleading with 911 to respond to what he says is a potential murder. Please, please. But hold the phone. This morning instead of being harolded for heroism, 52-year-old Julius lupowitz is accused of phoning in a fake emergency to get out of a speeding ticket. When the officer's back was turned, lupowitz called 911 urging them to send police to the scene of a gun-wielding assaila assailant. : Definitely someone going to get shot. Wingate and Hollywood. Adding to the sense of panic, the call disconnects. But he calls back. I swear, there's going to be a murder. There's a man with a gun. Please. I just called. It's Wingate and Hollywood. I don't have an address. Okay, what exactly is going on that you think is going to be a murder? There's a man with a gun. He's looking at me, but I don't think he sees I'm on a cell phone. I swear, I'm so scared I might get killed myself, please. Reporter: Other officers raced to the intersection. We responded like it was real. Reporter: But the officer stays put, and they track down the caller's name, announcing it over the radio. Our officer was at the door of the vehicle and realized at that point this was the same person making the 911 calls. Reporter: Police say lupowitz made the calls in a desperate bid to get the officer to ditch him and race to the phoney emergency. It could be costly. Instead of a $200 speeding ticket, he's now facing up to five years in jail. For "Good morning America," Lindsey Davis. And now to justiginger zee.
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