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Cops: Man Butt-Dials 9-1-1 During Drug Deal

He's arrested after whole conversation is recorded
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 9, 2012 5:36 PM CDT

(Newser) – Police in Scranton got a freebie on this one: They say a man accidentally dialed 9-1-1 on his phone as he sat in a car making a drug deal, reports the Times-Tribune. Police listened in on the whole thing, traced the call, and eventually swooped in to arrest the 24-year-old buyer at his apartment. They found a slew of prescription drugs, some brass knuckles, and the cell phone that did him in. (Read more dumb criminals stories.)

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