Thread: 911-An odd fetish
07-08-2002, 04:58 AM #1
911-An odd fetish
Qualifies for the "M" word?
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man was charged with faking
more than 1,100 calls to 911, tying up emergency service lines for
Michael A. Holmes, 20, placed the calls June 30 and Monday
because he was bored, an Alachua County Sheriff's Office spokesman
He was arrested Tuesday and charged with felony extortion and
misuse of 911 emergency communications.
"We normally have 190 cell phone calls in a 24-hour period. One
night, he gave us over 800," said Sgt. Keith Faulk. "If something
really bad had happened, this could have kept somebody from getting
Sometimes Holmes would hang up, other times he would call on
different phones at the same time and hold them together so
dispatchers could hear each other talking, police said.
"My first call was the subject saying, 'Help me, help me. I'm
dying,' but it was in a really odd tone of voice - it sounded
almost like he was laughing," said dispatcher Allison Marler.
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07-08-2002, 05:10 AM #2
What a WEIRDO!!! Yes, NJ, I do believe he meets the requirements for being the M-word.Jen, EMT-B
"I got lost in thought...it was unfamiliar territory."
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07-09-2002, 03:22 AM #3
We have had similar incidents, not as many calls but close.
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