Ohio Man Puts 911 Dispatcher on Hold to Make Drug Deal
The Star Tribune reported that a Cleveland man put a 911 dispatcher on hold to make a drug deal on Tuesday. http://www.startribune.com/nation/38887054.html?elr=KArks:DCiU1OiP:DiiUiacyKU7DYaGEP7vDEh7P:DiUX
Alejandro Melendez, 20, was arrested after he called 911 Tuesday claiming that two men with guns were watching him and then hung up. The dispatcher called Melendez back and was asked to hold on, but the dispatcher could still hear what was being said.
The dispatcher heard discussion of buying and selling a â€ś10-pack.â€? This being slang for a bundle of heroin according to police.
The dispatcher called the police and reported Melendezâ€™s conversation. The police arrived at the location Melendez gave to the dispatcher where they found Melendez who had cocaine in his trousers.