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Man pocket dials 911, ends up busted on murder charges

Posted: , by Alan F.

Man pocket dials 911, ends up busted on murder charges
Probably one of the most moronic things a person could do while planning a murder would be to butt dial 911 while discussing the plan, enabling the cops to eventually bust them on a murder rap. This is what the Broward Sheriff's Office alleges occurred to one Scot Simon, who lives in Pompano Beach, Florida.

Scott Simon's 911 butt dial led to his arrest for murder

Scott Simon's 911 butt dial led to his arrest for murder

Simon, 24, was recorded on May 5th after he accidentally butt dialed 911 and was heard discussing how he was going to follow Nicholas Romondo Walker, 33, to his home in Lauderhill and kill him. Walker ended up murdered and the tape, which was recorded just minutes before the slaying, obviously led the cops to Simon who was arrested on Tuesday of first-degree murder charges. Walker was driving his car onto I-95 south when he was shot multiple times.

Police believe that an argument at a Waffle House led to the incident. Both men had extensive criminal records as Simon has been busted 15 times prior to the murder charge, while Walker had been arrested 19 times. Score one for cellphones.

source: Sun-Semtinel

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posted on 23 May 2013, 00:14 17

1. Rayanx10 (Posts: 45; Member since: 30 Mar 2013)


this is stupid whats the point if the police heared his plans on the phone why they didn't stop him from murdering that guy. these police seem lazy and useless

posted on 23 May 2013, 02:51 7

12. Yodaa (Posts: 21; Member since: 22 May 2013)


Twisted by the Dark Side young Skywalker has become.

posted on 23 May 2013, 04:11 4

20. darkkjedii (Posts: 12406; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Sweet profile pic

posted on 23 May 2013, 08:54 5

24. -box- (Posts: 3866; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


Because the process takes a while to track down the cell, caller, and location. It's not like an episode of CSI/Bones/NCIS/etc where they can figure it out with a magical computer in just a few seconds.

posted on 23 May 2013, 11:42

28. ZeroCide (Posts: 698; Member since: 09 Jan 2013)


Depending on the Phone and carrier they can do it quite easily to +-100ft

posted on 23 May 2013, 00:19 12

2. phil2n (Posts: 476; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)


I would laugh hard if he uses iPhone

posted on 23 May 2013, 17:33

33. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6689; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


LMAO funniest comment ever.

posted on 23 May 2013, 00:19 5

3. PermanentHiatus (Posts: 267; Member since: 22 Jun 2012)


See how using a buggy Android phone will get you in trouble?

posted on 23 May 2013, 00:36 13

4. HDShatter (Posts: 1021; Member since: 17 Jan 2013)


Rumor has it that it was actually a Lumia 920.

posted on 23 May 2013, 02:28 6

11. freebee269 (Posts: 528; Member since: 10 Aug 2012)


if he was sitting on his phone (butt dial) and the phone didnt take any damage, then it very well may have been a lumia 920.

posted on 23 May 2013, 03:14 12

14. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 3024; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)


Someone just got killed, and you people are arguing like kids which phone he sat on!
Jezz...

posted on 23 May 2013, 03:37 5

16. kvk066 (Posts: 18; Member since: 27 Feb 2013)


Relax Nathan....both are criminals....should be happy that mobile got rid of one criminal permanently and ohter guy useless paper weight for earth...

posted on 23 May 2013, 04:11 2

19. darkkjedii (Posts: 12406; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


That's fanboys for ya Nathan.

posted on 23 May 2013, 10:49

27. freebee269 (Posts: 528; Member since: 10 Aug 2012)


i dont see where we were arguing. i was actually agree'ing that it could have been a lumia 920. reading comprehension please.

posted on 23 May 2013, 16:20

30. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 3024; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)


'Agreeing' was also a part of the argument.

posted on 25 May 2013, 10:31

35. freebee269 (Posts: 528; Member since: 10 Aug 2012)


lol nice try trying to add something that wasnt there. if i'm in an arguement it's not because i was agreeing with the person. nice backwards statement.

posted on 23 May 2013, 17:36

34. donfem (Posts: 554; Member since: 30 Mar 2011)


You can see how childish, immature and ignorant people can be.

posted on 23 May 2013, 03:16 3

15. boosook (Posts: 1080; Member since: 19 Nov 2012)


That's true: how could you damage a useless brick? :)

posted on 23 May 2013, 04:06 3

18. sbw44 (Posts: 404; Member since: 04 Dec 2012)


That useless brick just saved the day then! If it was a crapsung the back of the phone would have definitely cracked and it would have been score one for the criminals!

posted on 23 May 2013, 00:48 6

6. abdane (Posts: 477; Member since: 07 Oct 2011)


and how you know it is an android ?

posted on 23 May 2013, 01:04 4

8. NightFelix (Posts: 40; Member since: 29 Apr 2013)


Sorry dude, that guys still using Nokia 3310.

posted on 23 May 2013, 01:10 4

9. Adithya7184 (Posts: 316; Member since: 05 Mar 2011)


you are a stupid dumb noob.....go n get a life....

posted on 23 May 2013, 00:36

5. Dingy_cellar_dweller (Posts: 191; Member since: 16 Mar 2013)


Book em Dano.

posted on 23 May 2013, 00:54 7

7. p0rkguy (Posts: 684; Member since: 23 Nov 2010)


Did he end the call with "oh s**t!"?

posted on 23 May 2013, 02:16 2

10. dil2abu (Posts: 201; Member since: 09 Nov 2011)


Obviously :)

posted on 23 May 2013, 06:18

22. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


And he pooped himself! He's arrested with poo on his pants.

posted on 23 May 2013, 17:03

31. darkkjedii (Posts: 12406; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


LMAOOOOO dude why do you talk about poop so much?

posted on 23 May 2013, 02:53

13. giri555 (Posts: 95; Member since: 15 Mar 2012)


He was not using a touch screen phone....

posted on 23 May 2013, 03:53

17. valapsp (Posts: 483; Member since: 12 Aug 2011)


What a lawful butt. Why not 912 for example?

posted on 23 May 2013, 08:56

25. -box- (Posts: 3866; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


Probably hit the "emergency call" button on the lock screen

posted on 23 May 2013, 10:23

26. valapsp (Posts: 483; Member since: 12 Aug 2011)


that sounds more logical but shouldn't you dial a number after hitting the emergency call button anyway?

posted on 23 May 2013, 05:20

21. lallolu (Posts: 245; Member since: 18 Sep 2012)


Must have been a blackberry with buttons. It is difficult to dial on a capacitive touchscreen with your butt. However, one never knows.

posted on 23 May 2013, 08:45

23. darkvadervip (Posts: 341; Member since: 08 Dec 2010)


It you google the story it was a Samsung exhibit 2

posted on 23 May 2013, 12:49

29. gwuhua1984 (Posts: 1237; Member since: 06 Mar 2012)


At least his @$$ got justice... get it? get it?

posted on 23 May 2013, 17:30

32. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6689; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


WTF IS wrong with people these days?

posted on 25 May 2013, 15:01

36. apple4never (Posts: 970; Member since: 08 May 2013)


this is just a fail of epic proportions

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