Shawn Payton

Lions Fan Gets Probation For Phoning In ThreatA federal judge in Detroit has sentenced a 35-year-old Detroit Lions fan to three years' probation for phoning in a bomb threat to the Louisiana Superdome during the New Orleans Saints' playoff win over the Lions in January.
Jackson Man Pleads Guilty To Phony Bomb Threat During Lions' Playoff GameShawn Payton, of Jackson, Michigan, pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in Detroit to a felony count of transmitting threats to injure in interstate communications
Hearing Delayed In Superdome Bomb Threat CaseThe U.S. Attorney’s Office in New Orleans said Payton made a second call saying there would be “severe consequences” if the “stupid southern team keeps winning.”
Man Charged With Threat During Lions-Saints Game A Michigan man faces federal charges on accusations he phoned in a bomb threat to the Superdome while the Detroit Lions were playing the New Orleans Saints in the NFL playoffs.