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Drunk Woman to 911 Operator: Find Me a Husband

Audrey Scott jailed after trying to dial-a-mate...5 times
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 11, 2010 5:35 PM CDT
Drunk Woman to 911 Operator: Find Me a Husband
Audrey Scott jailed after trying to dial-a-mate...5 times   (?Naomie's life)

(Newser) – She was looking to shack up for life, but instead, she found herself in the big house for 3 days. An Ohio woman was arrested and sent to jail after calling 911 looking for a husband—five times. The dumbfounded dispatcher tried to clarify her request by asking Audrey Scott, "You need to get a husband?" The 57-year-old replied, "Yes." She then told Scott she could be arrested for misusing 911. Scott responded, "Let's do it."

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Scott, who blamed her actions on alcohol, was convicted last week of improper use of the 911 system, reports the AP. (Read more 911 call stories.)

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