Man butt dials 911, talks about drugs on call



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MT. PLEASANT, Tenn. — A man was arrested after he pocket-dialed 911 — and then talked about getting high and going to a drug dealer’s house, reported WKRN.

Emergency dispatchers who overheard his conversation on Friday night were able to trace the location of the call to a Don Pepe’s Mexican Restaurant. That’s where the caller, 25-year-old Grant O’Connor was having dinner with a female friend.

By the time officers arrived, O’Connor and the woman were pulling out of the restaurant parking lot. Police noticed her car had a tag light out and stopped the vehicle.

They found a small bag of marijuana and drug paraphernalia underneath the passenger seat where O’Connor was sitting.

The woman said she did not know the drugs were in the car. She was not arrested.

O’Connor was charged with simple possession and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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