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Michael Alan Skopec, 48, was arrested Wednesday for calling 911 to complain about his broken iPhone five times. Sometimes when you're drunk, reality fades away. Do you remember what 911...
11-11-2011, 12:07 PM #1
Man Arrested for Calling 911 While Drunk: Why? iPhone Broke.
Michael Alan Skopec, 48, was arrested Wednesday for calling 911 to complain about his broken iPhone five times.
Sometimes when you're drunk, reality fades away. Do you remember what 911 is used for? Oh yeah! iPhone repair! Michael Alan Skopec, 48, was charged with obstructing or resisting a police officer; this is a misdemeanor. He called 911 five times to complain that his iPhone had broke. Police traced the call to his home. Skopec is currently in police custody after being arrested in his home at 1 A.M. Wednesday. After the police came to his home, he refused to cooperate with their orders and only made things worse. Calling 911 for a non-legitimate reason is punishable enough. Resisting orders just adds frosting to the cake. Skopec is due for a court trial on November 18 to face these embarrassing charges.
What exactly was going through Skopec's mind? I'm going to call 911 to complain about my broken iPhone. It seems a little funky.... Next thing you know he will call the fire department when his freezer isn't keeping steak cool enough, or call a hospital when he gets over a common cold.
Remember that Apple is preloaded into your contacts on your iPhone. You can call them for AppleCare!
The things people do when they're intoxicated. I say avoid alcohol if you're going to be someone like Skopec. Plugging 911 lines with junk calls is not an emergency and makes the job harder on police who have to filter real problems from fake ones. It's punishable by law. So let's not get overly intoxicated and break our iPhones shall we?
Sources: The Smoking Gun via Cult of Mac
Last edited by Anthony Bouchard; 11-11-2011 at 12:18 PM.
11-11-2011, 12:08 PM #2
What a fun guy, may want to party with him. lol
11-11-2011, 12:12 PM #3
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11-11-2011, 12:15 PM #5
hahahahaha I'm pretty sure this guy will memorize Apple Support number after all this or who know if he was trying to unlock his iPhone with the GEVEY he dialed 112 and didn't hang up after 3 sec. LMAO!!
11-11-2011, 12:25 PM #6
wow i called apple care drunk 3 weeks ago and i got them to replace my iphone 4 with a new sealed box and to top it off i got them to give me a white one and some screen protectors
11-11-2011, 12:59 PM #7Blimey
Doesn't look like US police have a sense of humour. In the UK you'd get a telling off by the police, and that's about it
11-11-2011, 01:38 PM #8
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11-11-2011, 04:12 PM #10
Lol he must really love his phone!
11-11-2011, 04:51 PM #11
lmfao! oh my god. This guy should be on the front cover of Time.
11-11-2011, 05:59 PM #12
Nothing wrong with a guy being passionate about his phone;p
11-11-2011, 06:05 PM #13
I thought this was Phil Schiller for a moment.
11-11-2011, 06:06 PM #14
11-11-2011, 06:21 PM #15
sheesh, let my iphone break! i will call the everyone! fbi, cia, army , navy, national gaurd, will smith EVERYONE!!!!!!!
11-11-2011, 06:22 PM #16
11-12-2011, 12:32 AM #17
Well with AT&T the "repair" hotline is 611. I always though it should be illegal to use numbers too close to 911
11-12-2011, 03:41 AM #18
11-12-2011, 05:25 AM #19
Let those who have never done anything stupid while drunk cast the first stone....He who asks a question looks foolish for 5 minutes. He who doesn't ask a question remains foolish forever.
11-12-2011, 09:35 AM #20