It Wasn't a Burglar Calling, Just His Dog
But it sure sounded suspicious
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Oct 5, 2012 1:16 PM CDT
Well you trying burying a phone without hitting redial.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – Police in Orem, Utah, say a man who thought he was getting a call from a burglar had actually gotten one from his dog. Authorities say the man alerted police after he received a call from his home phone on his cellphone. He heard banging and scratching noises on the line and figured it was an intruder. Police investigated but found nothing, and the man later called back to say he'd cracked the mystery: His dog had grabbed the phone's receiver and apparently hit the redial button while burying it in the backyard.

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Oct 6, 2012 3:52 AM CDT
great, he bought it! The banging he heard was actually me hella banging his wife and accidentally penis-dialed his cell. We covered by making doggie sounds. Actually, she was already making those style sounds, I just did the burying in her backyard part. with the phone later too.
Oct 5, 2012 7:05 PM CDT
best lol in a long time thanks newser.
Oct 5, 2012 5:58 PM CDT
Grand Idea- next time my son does a burlary, just bury the phone in the back yard as a ruse- the dog did it.