Shawn Payton

Lions Fan Gets Probation For Phoning In Threat

A 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/07/2012

Jackson Man Pleads Guilty To Phony Bomb Threat During Lions’ Playoff Game

Shawn Payton, of Jackson, Michigan, pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in Detroit to a felony count of transmitting threats to injure in interstate communications

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2012


Hearing Delayed In Superdome Bomb Threat Case

The 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.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2012

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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.

97.1 The Ticket–01/31/2012