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Woman Arrested After Calling 911 For Cigarettes

Mugshot of Linda White, the woman accused of calling 911 in Hood County asking for cigarettes.

Mugshot of Linda White, the woman accused of calling 911 in Hood County asking for cigarettes.

GRANBURY (CBSDFW.COM) — A 48-year-old Hood County woman was arrested for calling 911 and requesting that cigarettes be delivered to her home.

The Hood County Sheriffs Office says their emergency dispatch center received the call on February 11 at 1:18 a.m.

Listen to the 911 call

Woman calls 911 for cigarettes

When dispatch answered the call, a man and a woman can be heard talking in the background. The woman then says, “I need some cigarettes”, before providing an address and name to dispatch.

According to Kathy Jividen with the Sheriff’s Office, deputies arrived at the residence and found the woman to be intoxicated. She also expressed to officers that she found it funny to call 911 for cigarettes.

Deputies arrested the woman on charges of 911 abuse, a Class B misdemeanor. She was later released on $1,000 bond.

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