Wash. Co. 911 caller asks where to buy pot

Wash. Co. 911 caller asks where to buy pot

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Wash. Co. 911 caller asks where to buy pot

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by Jeff Thompson, KGW.com Staff

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Posted on May 14, 2014 at 9:30 AM

Updated Wednesday, May 14 at 10:25 AM

PORTLAND -- A man in Washington County mistakenly called 911 to ask where he could buy some marijuana earlier this month (hear audio below).

After the dispatcher pointed out the mistake, the man asked again, saying it's a "legitimate question."

"We were no help to him in that regard," said Washington County Sheriff's Office spokesman Mark Chandler. "However we did send Hillsboro Police to conduct a welfare check."

WCSO started releasing monthly "You Called 911 for That?" audio clips to highlight that 911 should only be used in emergencies.

Related: Wash Co. shares worst 911 calls

Here's a handy guide to when you should call 911

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