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June 29, 2016: Online Personality Charged with Making False Police Report

Ricardo Santiago, Public Information Officer
(213) 257-2000

Calum McSwiggan, who is known for his online posts and videos, is scheduled to be in court today on a charge of making a false police report, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

McSwiggan (dob 5/21/90) of London faces one misdemeanor count of false report to a peace officer that a felony was committed in case 6AR31941.

Arraignment is scheduled today in Department W73 of the Los Angeles County Superior Court, Airport Branch.

On June 27, McSwiggan allegedly falsely reported to police that he had been beaten by three men, prosecutors said.

The defendant faces a possible maximum sentence of 364 days in county jail if convicted as charged.

The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, West Hollywood Station.