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Intruder, Homeowner Call Police On Each Other

Intruder, Homeowner Call Police On Each Other

Timothy Chapek

The Daily Mail

March 08, 2011

PORTLAND, OR – A suspected trespasser has been accused of breaking into a house and then calling the police for help when the owner arrived.

Timothy Chapek was rumbled when the owner, accompanied by two German shepherd dogs, heard him taking a shower in the house in Portland, Oregon.

So instead of facing the man, Chapek, 24, who feared the householder may be armed, locked himself in the bathroom, dialled 911 and waited for police to ‘free’ him.

The homeowner also called police.

When officers arrived they arrested Chapek and charged him with first-degree criminal trespass. He is now being held at the Miltnomah County Jail.

His may not be the most foolish 911 call made this year.

In January, Cynthia Colstonm, of Florida, was arrested after calling the emergency line four times complaining that she had received a bad manicure.

And Robert Michelson, 21, a student in Farmington, Connecticut, was arrested after calling police to ask how much trouble he could get in by growing marijuana.

John Finch,44, called police after spending three days trapped inside a home in Brandywine, Delaware, where he helped himself to the owner’s drinks cabinet.


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    Anonymous

    over 3 years ago

    Broke in the house and took a shower?Cleanliness my be next to Godliness ,but this Moron just suffered a major brain fart.

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    OlympicJoy

    over 3 years ago

    374 Comments

    Irishcop1961 Yes! People are not always smart, criminals even more so.

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    JacksonIL

    over 3 years ago

    40 Comments

    lol what a moron. well thats what happen when people sniff that white powder lol

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    DALLASCRANE

    over 3 years ago

    19382 Comments

    It's Just so tough to practice your Dastardly profession these days. Homeowners have gotten smarter and the crooks have gotten dumber. A collision of stupidly in a sea of mediocrity.

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    Irishcop1961

    over 3 years ago

    50458 Comments

    You just can't fix stupid. Got to love it...lol

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    Jason_Reel

    over 3 years ago

    2026 Comments

    I hate to say it, but this isn't the 1st call like this I've heard of. The most memorable one was when a turd broke into a home & had to call the police to help him get out of a house in which the owner's Lion had him pinned on the ground & was licking him. What a douche...lol!

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    SkoolCop

    over 3 years ago

    4582 Comments

    "Uhhh, hello..... 911? Yeah, I broke into a house and the owner or the guy who lives here had the nerve to return with two really big and hungry dogs. Yeah..... Can you come over right away? Yeah...... I'll stay right here in the shower. Stay on hold? Yeah..... I can do that."

    Absolutely PRICELESS......... It doesn't get any easier, better or funnier than this.

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    BPD_526

    over 3 years ago

    54 Comments

    i think it's even more hilarious that below the end of the article it says "More DUMN criminals"... priceless

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    Anonymous

    over 3 years ago

    I love it, what a dummy

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    recon2819

    over 3 years ago

    254 Comments

    well.. he gets the jackwagon award.

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    Katz

    over 3 years ago

    8260 Comments

    How stupid is Stupid? lol

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    Anonymous

    over 3 years ago

    Bump

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    Jonas

    over 3 years ago

    42222 Comments

    bump mhare...

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    rsironron

    over 3 years ago

    5220 Comments

    rhood has the right idea.

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    HEYSARGE

    over 3 years ago

    16726 Comments

    WTF OVER...........

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