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Reminder: When Committing a Crime, Don't Call 911 for Legal Advice

Robert Michelson learned the hard way that you shouldn't call 911 for free legal advice on growing marijuana.

After the 21 year-old Connecticut man asked a dispatcher how much trouble growing one plant could bring him, Farmington police quickly tracked the call to his home, where he was arrested for drug possession.

Said one officer, "It's a first."

The actual 911 call can be heard here.

Hat tip: Nutmeg Lawyer

Guest blogger Ruth Carter is a law student in her final semester at Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.

Posted by Laurel Newby on February 8, 2011 at 03:04 AM | Permalink | Comments (3)

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