Excessive 911 Caller

February 18, 2008 4:40:28 AM PST
Authorities charge John Triplette let his fingers do walking -- into the arms of the law. Officials in Hayward, California, believe Triplette made more than 27,000 calls to 911. Dispatchers say Triplette would make bodily noises into the phone or other nuisance sounds. According to Hayward officials, Triplette's thousands of calls delayed helping others with real emergencies. He's been arrested for investigation of abusing the 911 emergency line, a misdemeanor.