Police: Florida man gives fake name to cops, name turns up arrest warrant

A Florida man tried to give a false identity to police officers -- and the name he gave was that of a wanted man, New York Daily News reports.

Darius Devonte McClain was approached by officers in Winter Haven Wednesday after they received a noise complaint about loud music being played out of McClain’s car. When asked for his name, officers said McClain gave them his brother’s name and birthdate, and the Social Security number of a white man born in 1969, according to the New York Daily News.

When police ran the name, they discovered that McClain’s brother, Dequan Gunter, had a warrant out for his arrest, the Daily News reports. When police confronted McClain -- who was on felony probation for introducing contraband into a detention center -- he admitted to police that he had lied and given his brother’s name instead of his own. He is now in Polk County Jail facing false ID and probation violation charges, the Daily News reports.

Read more at the New York Daily News.

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