Using 911 As A Hotline For Help Ordering Chinese Food Is A Guaranteed Way To Tick Off The Cops

It’s not always easy figuring out what you want to eat, or how to navigate big menus. But if you’re feeling stuck, lost or otherwise confused about ordering in, don’t do what one woman allegedly did and call 911 for help. Unless, that is, you want to get charged with a misdemeanor.

The New Hampshire woman was arrested two weeks after police say she dialed up 911 for help ordering Chinese food, reports CBS Boston. That two weeks was apparently spent investigating and procuring a warrant, before officials charged her with Misuse of Emergency-911.

The fire department arrived at her home after she allegedly called for aid with a medical situation, but learned upon arrival that it was all about food.

There’s no word on what exactly she found so confusing, or what kind of help she was seeking. Perhaps deciding between egg rolls and crab rangoon?

The 57-year-old woman was released on $5,000 bail and is due in court this month. In the meantime, her friends should set her up with a little Ordering Chinese Food 101.

Let this serve as yet another reminder that the police do not consider 911 a tool for people to ask for a ride or complain about unsatisfactory chili and/or sandwiches.

Police: NH Woman Called 911 To Get Help Ordering Chinese Food [CBS Boston]