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Stupid 911 Call: I Need a Ride to Get Booze!
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St. Johns County (Florida) Sheriff's Office
They say the dumbest call for help is the one you don't make... but that's not actually true.

A Florida man is accused of calling 911 twice to ask for a ride to the liquor store.

Police arrested George McMurrain, 57, at the Budget Inn in St Augustine, Florida, for asking for the ride.

Apparently, that's a misuse of emergency services.

The call was posted on YouTube by WWSB in Sarasota, Florida, this is how the dumb conversation went:

Dispatcher: This is 911.
Caller: I need a... I need a... I need a ride.
Dispatcher: You need a ride?
Caller: To the liquor store.
Dispatcher: Um.

"Um" is probably a better response than I would have come up with. McMurrian also allegedly claimed the sheriff promised him a ride to the liquor store, according to News4Jax.com.

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