A Louisiana man who called 911 falsely, claiming he was the victim of an axe attack, told officers that meth located in his home was planted there by a “ghost,” police said.
Per KNOE, Michael Auttonberry was screaming profanities when officers arrived at his West Monroe home on Wednesday, leading them to place him in handcuffs. Responding officers quickly noticed that despite his claims, there wasn’t any evidence that Autonberry was struck in the head with an axe.
Auttonberry reportedly also stated that intruders were inside his home. Officers searched the residence but located no suspects, according to the news station.
Police said they didn’t turn up completely empty-handed as they reportedly located a bag of meth on Auttonberry’s nightstand. The suspect allegedly claimed an intruder or some sort of ghost planted the drugs in his home.
“Michael stated ghosts or intruders placed the methamphetamine on him, then stated they were currently climbing out the window nearby, which was not accurate,” according to an arrest report acquired by the Oxygen Network.
The suspect was charged with providing a false police report and possession of a controlled dangerous substance. He reportedly remains jailed on a $5,000 bond.
[Featured Image: Michael Auttonberry/ Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office]