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Sheriff's Son Arrested For Prank 911 Call

Sheriff's Son Arrested For Prank 911 Call

Jeremy Summers

The Chattanoogan Press via YellowBrix

November 01, 2010

CHATTANOOGA, TN – Chattanooga Police, Fire, and Hamilton County EMS were dispatched to a downtown grocery Sunday night when a caller said someone was firing shots and people were down. It turned out to be a false call, and the caller – the son of Catoosa County Sheriff Phil Summers – was placed under arrest.

Police and emergency personnel were dispatched to Buehler’s Market in the 400 block of Market Street. The caller advised Hamilton County 911 that shots had been fired and people were down. When officers arrived on scene, a witness told police who had made the call, and that it was a false call.

Officers immediately located the alleged caller and detained him.

Jeremy Summers, 28, admitted to officers that he had indeed made the call. He was placed into custody and charged with public intoxication, false reports, abuse of the 911 system, criminal impersonation and commission of acts of terrorism.

The sheriff’s son has had several brushes with the law in the past, including a prior case in Hamilton County.


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    dcreasey

    over 3 years ago

    46 Comments

    Like my old Sergeant used to say "you can choose your friends but you can't choose your family."

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    revCCBeasley

    over 3 years ago

    2944 Comments

    You talk about the ROD.........Especially since they want to make a big deal out of it to tring to show up the LEO in a bad light.

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    RTJC

    over 3 years ago

    46 Comments

    the only problem i have with the story as a whole is what difference does it make that he is a LEO's son. you never read a story that reads Billy Joe Jim Bob son of attorney/cabinet maker/plumber Bobby Joe Jim Bob...
    i think it is unfair to the father/mother etc. to get heat because their son is an idiot.

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    MPD288

    over 3 years ago

    40 Comments

    D U M B @ $ $

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    Ahi

    over 3 years ago

    1990 Comments

    what an embarrassment

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    LCSO_165

    over 3 years ago

    338 Comments

    I wonder how this disrespectful, immature jackass would've felt if a police officer or fireman or paramedic had been killed in an accident while trying to respond to that bogus call? Good arrest, Chattanooga PD - I hope the judge throws the book at him!

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    MCSO_7041

    over 3 years ago

    676 Comments

    Well...I hope at the age of 28 he finally learned the hard way...goes to show how many have to be taught a lesson and cant just take advice from others. IDIOT

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    JMichaelSven

    over 3 years ago

    246 Comments

    I agree it has nothing to do with the way he was raised, I find it insulting that this 28 year old not 8, pulled a stunt like that, sorry but he needs to feel the consequences and be in jail for a awhile.

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    DonnaLynn

    over 3 years ago

    10488 Comments

    Bumping all comments regarding this 28 year old MAN making his own decisions to be an idiot and this has nothing to do with the way he was raised.

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    Book_Em_Mandie

    over 3 years ago

    6748 Comments

    I love the fact that he was arrested despite the fact that his father is the Sheriff. The laws are in place for everyone. That includes the Sheriffs brat! He embarassed his father and himself.

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    DDemlong

    over 3 years ago

    2238 Comments

    dang, guy got PWNED. Way to slap on the charges. Good Job

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    Horsey

    over 3 years ago

    338 Comments

    someone wants his DADDYS ATTENTION!!! This will turn into a very bad end--GUARANTEED

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    Anonymous

    over 3 years ago

    Wow.. what an embarassment...At first I was expecting to see it was a teenager.. but this is a grown a$$ man!

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    Jonas

    over 3 years ago

    41190 Comments

    Good grief is right. What a blockhead!!!!!

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    DALLASCRANE

    over 3 years ago

    19386 Comments

    His Daddy has been in law enforcement for 33 years. Little Jeremy didn't learn from the last several run-ins with the law that booze ain't your friend. Bail won't be of much help in learning his lessons. Let him sit.

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