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Who Ya Gonna Call?

Steven Dragon of Chicago, Ill., called 911 to report that something had been stolen from the trunk of his car. But investigators already knew about it: they had confiscated Dragon’s cargo themselves after distracting him on a fake traffic stop — it was cocaine. Police watched Dragon, an alleged gang member, as he returned to his car, and saw him “running and pacing in the area in a frantic manner while appearing to talk on his cellular phone.” Dragon’s phone had been tapped, and they wanted to see if he would call his boss to report the missing drugs so they could learn who the boss is. (RC/Chicago Sun-Times) ...Sometimes, the criminal mastermind’s number really is 911....
Original Publication Date: 26 September 2010
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 17.

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