Call The Police!
of Meridian, Mississippi was going up to bed when his
wife told him that he'd left the light on in the garden
shed, which she could see from the bedroom window.
George opened the back door to go turn off the light but
saw that there were people in the shed stealing things.
He phoned the police, who asked "Is someone in your
house?" and he said "no". Then they said that all
patrols were busy, and that he should simply lock his
door and an officer would be along when available.
George said, "Ok," hung up, counted to 30, and phoned
the police again.
"Hello, I just called you a few seconds ago because
there were people in my shed. Well, you don't have to
worry about them now cause I've just shot them all."
Then he hung up.
Within five minutes three police cars, an Armed Response
unit, and an ambulance showed up at the Phillips
residence and caught the burglars red-handed.
One of the Policemen said to George: "I thought you said
that you'd shot them!"
George said, "I thought you said there was nobody
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