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FL man calls 911 for ride to liquor store

Posted by Rachel Leigh - email

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, FL (WFLX) - Some people just don't understand 911 is for emergencies!

A 57-year-old northern Florida man is now in jail after he called 911 twice for a ride to the liquor store.

Here's part of the 'emergency' call:

Dispatcher: This is 911.
Suspect: I need a, I need a -- a ride.
Dispatcher: You need a ride?
Suspect: Yes, to the liquor store... Sheriff said she'd give me a ride.
Dispatcher: OK, you're going to have to call somebody else, sir. You called 911. We can't come give you a ride.

George McMurrain is charged with misusing 911.

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