POLICE BEAT

Texas man arrested after calling 911 to request cab

Posted Aug. 02, 2011, at 5:50 p.m.

BANGOR, Maine — A man from Texas was arrested Monday night after he repeatedly called 911 to get a taxicab, Bangor police Sgt. Paul Edwards said Tuesday.

Anthony “Tony” Calhoun, 43, kept calling 911 for a cab, the sergeant said. “He was warned to stop, and after being warned he just kept doing it.”

Calhoun was arrested about 9:15 p.m. by Officer Jamie Fanning and charged with misuse of emergency 911 and unlawful possession of scheduled drugs. He was taken to the Penobscot County Jail and remained there Tuesday afternoon, a jail official said.

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