Sebring, Ohio – Police in Ohio say they arrested a man after receiving 911 random calls for months from his cell phone, which seems to have been disabled.
Coalition Audit Reports The 33-year-old Nathan Hawkins was arrested on 5 October by the Sebring police for a felony of public service disruptions. Hawkins's lawyer did not immediately call for a comment on Thursday.
Senders in the Northeast Ohio village say they received at least 20 emergency calls from Hawkins from January to August.
Police say they told Hawkins that he could find ways to prevent calls from continuing. Police say Hawkins told them that he sometimes sleeps with the phone in his pocket and calls 911 only.
Police say Hawkins was previously warned that he would be arrested if he continued to receive 911 calls for no reason.