But that didn’t keep one inquisitive consumer from not only asking a 9-1-1 operator in Oregon where he could get some pot “this morning” — at 9 p.m., no less — but reiterating the request.
“Excuse me?” the operator replied after his initial request, according to KATU.com.
“Where can I buy some marijuana this morning?” our bad consumer asked.
“Do you realize you called the police department?” asks the no doubt incredulous dispatcher.
“No I didn’t. That’s very interesting. Well, let me ask you the same question…. It’s a legitimate question.”
And on it goes, with the man repeated the question for a third time, until the dispatcher said she had no idea where he could get his hands on some reefer. At which point, he thanked her and ended the call.
Police were sent to check on the man, but it’s unclear if he’s in trouble for misusing the emergency system for his own drug-seeking needs. Allegedly! Maybe he was just curious in general. In any case, don’t call 9-1-1 for drugs. It’s not an emergency, and you won’t get any help in your quest anyway.
Man calls 911: ‘Where can I buy some marijuana this morning?’ [KATU.com]