Thursday, February 14, 2013

That 911 is Not a Porsche

From Seattle PI

Alleged Car Thief "Butt-Dials" 911
While Stealing a Car

Hello, Police? I'd like to report a crime.
Police say an alleged car thief's series of accidental 911 calls and his "phenomenal bad fortune" led to his eventual arrest.

On March 14, a Valley Communications dispatch operator answered what appeared to be a 911 "pocket dial," or accidental phone call.

The operator could hear several men speaking, though it was obvious they didn't realize there was an open line. After listening in on the conversation for several minutes, the operator realized the men were speaking about stealing cars. [continued]

Source: Seattle PI