OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) – A 46-year-old Missouri man is charged with making a hoax emergency call in Overland Park, Kansas.
Johnson County charged Morayonla Olubori Sholaja, of Grandview, Missouri, with one count of giving a false alarm. He is accused of calling 911 with a false claim of an “active shooter” in Overland Park.
The Kansas City Star reports Sholaja is accused for calling 911 dispatchers Nov. 7 and saying an armed man was threatening people.
More than a dozen officers with weapons drawn responded and several schools were locked down until police decided the call was a hoax.
A warrant for Sholaja in April. He was arrested last week in Missouri and brought to Johnson County Monday after waiving his right to fight extradition.
He is being held on a bond of $50,000.