Homeless Radio Man Briefly Held By L.A. Police


UPDATED: Wednesday January 12, 2011 12:44 PM

Ted Williams, the Ohio homeless man whose smooth radio voice made him an Internet sensation, has had to do some quick talking to Los Angeles police.

Officer Catherine Massey says Williams and his daughter got into a heated argument Monday night at a Hollywood hotel and officers were called.

Massey says officers took the pair to the Hollywood police station, calmed them down, talked to them and let them go in less than hour.

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She says it was a minor disturbance and the pair weren't arrested. She doesn't know the nature of the argument but says there weren't any signs of physical abuse. The name of Williams' daughter wasn't released.

Williams will be on Dr. Phil, airing at 3 p.m. on 10TV.

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