Massachusetts man arrested in Southington, called 911 while in the back of a cruiser
SOUTHINGTON — A Webster, Massachusetts man was arrested and charged with misusing the 911 system after repeatedly calling 911 from the back of a squad car.
According to police, 39-year-old Jesse Barner-Walton was refusing to leave the Cadillac Ranch on May 5th.
When police arrived, they found Barner-Walton. They were giving Barner-Walton a ride when he made several 911 calls for assistance from the back seat, police report.
Officers then pulled over to prevent Barner-Walton from making more calls that were non-emergency. According to police, that’s when Barner-Walton became uncooperative with them, resisting arrest when police tried putting him in handcuffs.
No officers were injured in the struggle, and Barner-Walton was charged with misuse of the 911 system and interfering with an officer.