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Florida man calls 911 several times to report roommate 'stole his weed'

Posted at 5:52 PM, Oct 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-14 17:52:46-04

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. — Not every call into 911 is a true emergency.

Case in point: A Pasco County deputy responded to a bizarre call from a Florida man who called 911 several times to report that his roommate "stole his weed."

Pasco County Sheriff's Deputy Zalva was dispatched to chat with the man on Oct. 12. to have him stop calling 911.

Deputy Zalva posted a video about the call during a Tweet Along.

"So, I just received a call. A guy's calling in to say 'his roommate stole his weed.' $20 worth and he's upset. So, he keeps calling 911."


Deputy Zalva posted a follow up tweet a short time later after he contacted the caller.

"He started to freak out a little bit on the phone and hung up on me shortly after," Zalva said.