A young member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe
of South Dakota pleaded not guilty in connection with placing a false 911 call.
Carlos Charging Elk
, 19, allegedly called 911 and told paramedics that his mother accidentally cut herself. When they arrived, he allegedly locked two EMS personnel inside and threatened to kill them, while brandishing a knife, The North Platte Telegraph reported.
Charging Elk faces three counts of making terroristic threats, two counts of false imprisonment, and one count of use of a deadly weapon. If convicted on all counts, he faces up 50 years in prison, the paper said.
The incident took place in North Platte, Nebraska.
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