Wednesday, November 11, 2009
Drug dealers busted after accidental 911 call
During the call, the men were heard and recorded discussing their drug business. One said, "They can sell it. it's dope, but it's not good dope."
The men counted out illegally obtained pills, marijuana, and ecstasy whil the phone transmittted from inside one of the suspects' pockets for 30 minutes.
"Hello 911?" the dispatcher asked.
"How much of the 'X' do you want? 50....50%?" a suspect said.
Police tracked the call to a house and arrested Mark Clair and Shannon McAlister for drug possession with intent to distribute.
Klare Ly, Community Affairs Specialist with the Yukon Police Department said, "It's weird how we get our cases sometimes but we're happy to take drugs off the street." "I think you can file this under the stupid criminals file," she explained.
Officers estimate that the drugs recovered had a street value of about $20,000. In total, 514 pills in the form of illegally obtained prescription drugs and ecstacy pills; 70.5 grams of marijuana; and 2.2 grams of a white powdery substance were recovered from the drug bust. Both men are facing multiple felony charges including possession of a CDS; possession of a CDS with intent to distribute; conspiracy to commit a felony; and possession of marijuana. (info from KSBI TV)