August 06, 2010

George McMurrain - Jailed After Calling 911 For Ride To Liquor Store

St. John's County, Florida (The Weekly Vice) - George McMurrain, a 57-year-old St. John's man, was arrested Saturday after he allegedly called 911 to ask for a ride to the liquor store.

According to the St. John's County Sheriff's Office, McMurrain allegedly called 911 - not once, but twice - asking for a ride to a local liquor store.

Investigators say a deputy was dispatched to the Budget Inn where McMurrain was reportedly staying in order to give him a ride. A ride to jail, that is.

Here's a transcript of the 911 call

Dispatcher: This is 911.
Suspect: I need a, I need a -- a ride.
Dispatcher: You need a ride?
Suspect: Yes, to the liquor store.
Dispatcher: Um.
Suspect: Sheriff said she'd give me a ride.
Dispatcher: OK, you're going to have to call somebody else, sir. You called 911. We can't come give you a ride.
Suspect: Even the sheriff said she'd give me a ride.
Dispatcher: The sheriff said they'd give you a ride to the liquor store?
Suspect: That's correct.
Dispatcher: Wrong.

Investigators say a small amount of marijuana was found during their investigation.

McMurrain was booked into jail on charges of misuse of 911 and possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana.

Lacy Black
The Weekly Vice

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