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Ted Williams Detained: Man with Golden Voice Living Rags-to-Riches Story, Held by Police

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Golden-Voiced Ted Williams Detained by LAPD
Ted Williams (AP Photo/NBC)

LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) Ted Williams, the homeless Ohio man whose smooth radio voice shot him to instant stardom, hit a snag during the Los Angeles leg of his post-discovery tour. He had to do some quick talking to the LAPD.

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.

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 had traveled to Los Angeles for several televisions appearances, reports the Los Angeles Times. Earlier on the day of his arrest, he mingled with members of basketball's Los Angeles Lakers.

"It was good. It was the first time," Kobe Bryant told The Times' sports blog. "I had never seen him before, but I had heard a lot about him. It was pretty cool."