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Colo. Woman Accused Of Making 48 False 911 Calls

The AP via YellowBrix

December 22, 2009

GREELEY, Colo. — Sheriff’s officials arrested a woman suspected of making up to 48 false distress calls to 911 in a four-month period.

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The woman, 44, was arrested Friday on suspicion of attempting to influence a public servant, false reporting and resisting arrest.

Sheriff’s officials said a caller using a prepaid mobile phone would say she was going to kill herself or have officers shoot her. Other times she reported her mother had a heart attack and wasn’t breathing. Emergency responders were never able to find the woman in the spots where she said she was.

Sheriff’s officials said they arrested the woman with help from a phone company.


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    josmoren

    over 4 years ago

    220 Comments

    The county should sue her for the money spent on responding to those calls.

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    freak142008

    over 4 years ago

    20 Comments

    The lady was a volunteer firefighter in the area where the calls were made. I’ve heard of dispatching yourself to calls but damn…

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    maverick823

    over 4 years ago

    766 Comments

    Good Job!

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    Book_Em_Mandie

    over 4 years ago

    6746 Comments

    She'll end up on probation... As sad as this story is, I only see some community service in her future. Working in a S.O. , I find myself in dispatch often and see how frustrating it is for the dispatchers when someone abuses 9-1-1. Some people seriously do need rescue, fire and police help. Taking these services away from people who need them because your toe hurts, doesn't fit the qualifications of an emergency call. Until the punishment for this crime becomes more serious, I can see this as a constant pattern. Very sad. Not to mention the cost involved.

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    Whalewatcher

    over 4 years ago

    11226 Comments

    Glad she's in custody. It's these kinds of things that place first-responders(cops, EMTs, firefighters, etc.) in so much danger as they go to these calls. She needs to spend time far, FAR away from any phone lines, PERIOD !!

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    Anonymous

    over 4 years ago

    Well, now she'll get free room and board at the county lock up!

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    timberweave

    over 4 years ago

    340 Comments

    As someone who deals with these poeple all shift long... I think some jail time, or nice fines might be a good thing to use.. We all have our frequent callers, but how much does it cost to send out two or three cars, and full fire/medical response to a false call>? I sure would like to have had a raise this year.....Lock her up.. get her a counselor

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    Jonas

    over 4 years ago

    43794 Comments

    Is that 48 felonies? Someone please let me know!!!

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    Ahi

    over 4 years ago

    1990 Comments

    wow, 48 calls, that's really dumb of her.

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    Baxter2

    over 4 years ago

    1846 Comments

    Take her to the tower. Throw away the key. She deserves no leniency.

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    usa_24

    over 4 years ago

    5022 Comments

    This women is an idiot .48 calls. That is crazy.

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    Anonymous

    over 4 years ago

    48 calls...? OK...

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    Froogsey

    over 4 years ago

    1338 Comments

    What's sad is that this woman is avolunteer firefighter in Southeast Weld County.Another disgraceful person to the public safety field.

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    granny1

    over 4 years ago

    1448 Comments

    if she is found to be mentally stable, they should throw the book at her.

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    mhare

    over 4 years ago

    424 Comments

    It appears that you were looking for attention. Now that you have our attention... what are you going to do with it? Maybe she will learn, but probably not.

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