Florida Woman Calls 911 to Get Money Back from Drug Dealer
The problem with drug dealers is there's really no recourse to take if you don't find their business practices up to par. You can't lodge a complaint with the Better Business Bureau. You can't call up their supervisor. And you sure as hell can't call the police to complain.
Katrina Tisdale didn't seem to realize that.
Tisdale, 47, exchanged $50 for drugs on Monday night, but then realized that was her last bit of money and she would be broke until she got her next Social Security disability check.
Apparently her drug dealer didn't have a return policy and refused to give her the money back. So, according to The Tampa Bay Times, Tisdale called 911 to report a theft. Officers met up with her around 9:30 p.m. on Monday, and Tisdale told them about the ordeal and hoped they would help get her money back.
Instead they decided to haul her off to jail. She was booked on charges of misuse of 911, but apparently evaded any drug charges.
The kicker? She had done pretty much the exact same thing in 2011. She had to pay a fine and serve time in jail for reporting a false crime in that case.
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Miami New Times' biggest stories.
- South Beach Tow's Bernice Named Florida's First Female High School Football...
Fri., Feb. 12, 7:30pm
Sat., Feb. 13, 6:00pm
Sat., Feb. 13, 7:00pm
Mon., Feb. 15, 7:30pm
- MLB Player Delmon Young Threatened to Kill a Brickell Valet, Went on Anti-Cuban Rant
- Poll: In Florida Rubio Moves to Second, While Sanders Remains Niche