Michael Skopec called emergency services five times because he couldn't work ...

Herald Sun - 17 Nov, 2011
"I am not very smart" Michael John Skopec called the emergency services number five times because he could not get his iPhone to work. Picture: Supplied Source: Supplied IN WHAT could be a first, the emergency services number was called five times by a ...

Man arrested after dialing 911 -- to complain about broken iPhone

New York Daily News - ‎Nov 11, 2011‎
An Illinois man whose iPhone wasn't working properly was arrested after he made a few bad calls " to police. Michael Alan Skopec, 48, of Bristol, had dialed 911 five times to complain about his iPhone, according to a police report posted on The Smoking ...

Man to 911: Hey, my iPhone won't work

CNET - ‎Nov 11, 2011‎
But when it comes to extreme distress, sometimes we lose ourselves entirely. Extreme distress covers many eventualities, but few are worse than when one's iPhone malfunctions. Which is, perhaps, why an ...

iPhone User Calls 911 5 Times to Report Broken Phone

PCWorld - ‎Nov 11, 2011‎
An Illinois man who was arrested after repeatedly calling 911 to complain about his broken iPhone is a fine illustration of the dangers of drinking and dialing. The Smoking Gun reports Michael Alan Skopec, 48, ...

Fanboi called 911 repeatedly because iPhone didn't work

Register - ‎Nov 11, 2011‎
By Brid-Aine Parnell • Get more from this author A bloke in the US has been arrested after repeatedly calling the emergency number 911 to complain that his iPhone wasn't working. The 48-year-old from Illinois called the emergency services no less than ...

Michael Alan Skopec Called 911 Five Times To Complain About Broken iPhone: Police

Huffington Post - ‎Nov 10, 2011‎
An Illinois man was arrested after he allegedly called 911 on five different occasions to report that his iPhone was not working. Police were unclear as to what Michael Alan Skopec, 48, expected them to do about his malfunctioning smartphone, ...

Tech geek calls 911 five times to complain about broken iPhone ... and is ...

Daily Mail - ‎Nov 10, 2011‎
An Illinois man who called 911 five times for help with a busted iPhone, instead got helped to jail when he was arrested for obstructing a peace officer. Michael Alan Skopec, 48, did not say what was wrong with his Apple smartphone or ...

Tip of the day: Don't call 911 for iPhone tech support

The Seattle Times (blog) - ‎Nov 10, 2011‎
That's the lesson learned by an Illinois man, accused of calling 911 five times to complain about his malfunctioning iPhone, according to this report. There's an Apple Store about 16 miles from the town of Bristol where he was arrested, but it probably ...

Cops: Man called 911 five times for busted iPhone

Chicago Sun-Times - ‎Nov 10, 2011‎
Take it from Kendall County Sheriff's police -- calling 911 to complain about your broken smartphone is not a smart move. Police claim Michael Alan Skopec, 48, called 911 on five different occasions to report that his iPhone was not working, ...

Man Arrested For Calling 911 Five Times For Help With iPhone [AUDIO]

KTLA - 17 Nov, 2011
By PIX11 NEWSROOM pix11.com | @wpix An Illinois man convinced that his new iPhone would only work when he called 9-1-1 was arrested last Wednesday after calling police five times in a row. Michael Alan Skopec, 48, called a baffled police dispatcher to ...

Calling 911 Won't Fix iPhone

International Business Times AU - 17 Nov, 2011
If you're having a problem with your iPhone don't call 911. Apparently a man in Illinois forgot that little fact when he called 911 five times to complain about his busted iPhone. The result? ...

Man called 911 five times about his iPhone

ABC7Chicago.com - 17 Nov, 2011
November 16, 2011 (BRISTOL, Ill.) (WLS) -- A Kendall County man whose iPhone wasn't working properly last week made a few bad calls to 911. In fact, Michael Skopec of Bristol was so upset with malfunctioning iPhone, he called 911 five times to complain ...

Man calls 911 for iPhone Repair

The Inquisitr - 17 Nov, 2011
If your iPhone is not working you go to the Apple store. They have a genius bar there who can help you. You do not dial 911 because that makes you really an idiot. One idiot of such magnitude is Michael Alan Skopec from Kendall County, Illinois. ...

Illinois Man Arrested for 911 Calls Over Broken iPhone (Audio)

Gather.com - 17 Nov, 2011
A man called 911 because his iPhone was not working. Michael Alan Skopec called five times, and he got arrested because of his misuse of the emergency number in Kendall County, Illinois. Who would think that a broken iPhone is a good enough reason to ...

Smartphone, dumb owner

Computing (blog) - 17 Nov, 2011
The Daily Mail reports the story of “an Illinois man who called 911 five times for help with a busted iPhone”, and ended up in jail. Michael Alan Skopec, 48, is one angry bird: he would not tell the officers what was wrong with his phone, and when they ...

'iMergency': Man calls 911 when his iPhone acts up

NewsChannel 9 WSYR - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
New York (CNN/WSYR-TV) " These days, if your iPhone doesn't work, it's practically an "iMergency." 48-year-old Michael Skopec was so upset with his iPhone that he called 911 in Kendall County, Illinois. Apparently Skopec's iPhone was acting up and the ...

Drunk Guy Calls 911 To Report Broken iPhone

WebProNews - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
People call 911 for a lot of stupid reasons, and god bless our emergency operators for having to deal with some of the stuff they deal with. This example of 911 abuse might be the most idiotic one I've seen in quite some time. In Illinois, Michael Alan ...

Illinois Man Drunk Dials 911 to Complain About His Broken iPhone Five Times

HyperVocal - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
Let's pretend you're an iPhone owner. Not a stretch. Now, let's pretend for a moment that your iPhone isn't working as well as you thought. So annoying! What do you do? Do you go to the Apple Store? Do you go to your cell phone carrier's store? ...

Listen to This Drunk Idiot Call 911 About His Broken iPhone

Gizmodo - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
It's unclear whether Illinois moron Michael Alan Skopec was drunk beyond belief or had just returned home from a lobotomy, but either way, he was angry! Why? IPHONE NO WORK. So, naturally, he called 911. Repeatedly. Here are the tapes. ...

Broken iPhone Leads To Man's Arrest

AppAdvice - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
An Illinois man was arrested last week after calling 911 five times to complain about his iPhone not working, according to The Smoking Gun. Michael Alan Skopec, 48, began calling emergency ...

iPhone emergency get US man into hot water

ComputerWeekly.com (blog) - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
A man in the US state of Illinois faced with a malfunctioning iPhone landed himself in hot water when he sought help. Michael Skopec simply did what any other US citizen would do in an emergency: he called 911, but the authorities were not amused. ...

iPhone not working? Call 911

MobileWhack.com - ‎Nov 14, 2011‎
Now everyone and their dog knows that the number 911 is not meant to play prank calls with, and unless you're in a real tight fix, you do not dial that number as you can never can tell just when someone else who is ...

Man rings 911 about broken iPhone

FemaleFirst.co.uk - ‎Nov 14, 2011‎
A US man has been arrested after dialling 911 on five different occasions to complain about his broken iPhone. A US man has been arrested after calling 911 to complain about his broken iPhone. Michael Alan Skopec rang the police on five different ...

Man Calls 911 Five Times to Complain About Broken iPhone

KSEE - ‎Nov 13, 2011‎
By KSEE News (The Smoking Gun/Suzanne Choney) It's one thing to get frustrated with our cellphones " we all do " and complain to the carrier or manufacturer. It's another to call 911, not once, not twice, but five times, to get attention. ...

Man Calls 911 to fix Broken iPhone

TekGoblin - ‎Nov 13, 2011‎
For some strange reason Michael Skopec of Illinois thought that by calling 911 they might help fix his broken iPhone. Mr Scopec dialed 911 five times before being arrested by police for obscruction of justice. After the five calls were made police ...

Man Calls 911 Over Broken iPhone

The Frisky - ‎Nov 12, 2011‎
Ah, stupid people doing stupid things. A man named Michael Alan Skopec was arrested after he called 911 five times to report a grave emergency " his iPhone was broken! To his credit, when police arrived to investigate a disorderly conduct charge, ...

Five 911 Calls About Broken iPhone Later, Man Arrested

The Mac Observer - ‎Nov 12, 2011‎
Who would expect to reach AppleCare by dialing 911? Apparently a man in Illinois, who dialed it five times to complain that his iPhone wasn't working. In the end, he got the police to come out to his phone, but rather than somehow fixing his iPhone, ...

Faulty iPhone leads to 911 call

PC Advisor - ‎Nov 12, 2011‎
A 48-year-old man from Bristol, Illinois has been arrested after calling 911 five times to complain about his broken iPhone. Michael Alan Skopec was arrested at his home in the early hours of Wednesday ...

911 Called Repeatedly Over Broken iPhone

Gather.com - ‎Nov 12, 2011‎
Calling 911 isn't best used for tech support, and an Illinois man figured that out when he was arrested this week for doing just that. A word to the (not so) wise: check with an Apple "genius" when you're having iPhone troubles. ...

Man Arrested for Repeatedly Calling 911 Over Broken iPhone

WKBW-TV - ‎Nov 11, 2011‎
According to the website The Smoking Gun, a 48-year-old Illinois man was arrested this week after repeatedly calling 911 to complain about a broken iPhone. According to the police report posted on The Smoking Gun, the man called 911 five times to ...

 

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