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Dumb Always Prevails

When Jonathan Paul Rorech, 31 of Naples, Fla., was pulled over by a deputy, he figured he would be arrested for driving with a suspended license. But during the stop, the deputy received another call: a report of a shooting with “one subject on the ground.” The deputy chose to respond to that call, and let Rorech go. The call turned out to be false, so the deputy called the cell phone that called in the shooting. He got Rorech’s voice mail. The deputy drove to Rorech’s home and arrested him on three misdemeanor charges: one for making a false 911 call, and two for driving without a valid license. (JW/Fort Myers News Press) ...Quick thinking doesn’t always mean good thinking.
Original Publication Date: 08 May 2011
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 17.
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