silliest 911 calls, by Paola Loriggio, Canadian Press | December 31, 2013
A southwestern Ontario resident’s attempt to meddle in the Senate scandal by calling 911 on Mike Duffy made the local police force’s annual list of the silliest emergency calls of the year.
The caller accused the embattled senator of fraud in effort to sic Chatham, Ont., police on him — despite being more than 700 kilometres from the capital.
That wasn’t enough to nab the top spot, however. The call only ranked fifth out of the force’s 10 most ridiculous reports.
First prize went to a lovers’ quarrel over a glass eye. A man reported his girlfriend hid the prosthesis after he took it out at her home, and asked that police help him retrieve it.FotoliaSecond place went to a driver who ended up being carjacked by a goat.