Man pocket dials 911, ends up busted on murder charges

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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36 Comments

1. Rayanx10

Posts: 45; Member since: Mar 30, 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

12. Yodaa

Posts: 21; Member since: May 22, 2013

Twisted by the Dark Side young Skywalker has become.

20. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Sweet profile pic

24. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 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.

28. ZeroCide

Posts: 810; Member since: Jan 09, 2013

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

2. phil2n

Posts: 519; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

I would laugh hard if he uses iPhone

33. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

LMAO funniest comment ever.

3. PermanentHiatus

Posts: 267; Member since: Jun 22, 2012

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

4. HDShatter

Posts: 1021; Member since: Jan 17, 2013

Rumor has it that it was actually a Lumia 920.

11. freebee269

Posts: 542; Member since: Aug 10, 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.

14. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4767; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

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

16. kvk066

Posts: 18; Member since: Feb 27, 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...

19. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

That's fanboys for ya Nathan.

27. freebee269

Posts: 542; Member since: Aug 10, 2012

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

30. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4767; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

'Agreeing' was also a part of the argument.

35. freebee269

Posts: 542; Member since: Aug 10, 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.

34. donfem

Posts: 708; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

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

15. boosook

Posts: 1442; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

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

18. sbw44

Posts: 433; Member since: Dec 04, 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!

6. abdane

Posts: 507; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

and how you know it is an android ?

8. NightFelix

Posts: 60; Member since: Apr 29, 2013

Sorry dude, that guys still using Nokia 3310.

9. Adithya7184 unregistered

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

5. Dingy_cellar_dweller

Posts: 339; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Book em Dano.

7. p0rkguy

Posts: 685; Member since: Nov 23, 2010

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

10. dil2abu

Posts: 315; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

Obviously :)

22. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

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

31. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

LMAOOOOO dude why do you talk about poop so much?

13. giri555

Posts: 111; Member since: Mar 15, 2012

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

17. valapsp

Posts: 565; Member since: Aug 12, 2011

What a lawful butt. Why not 912 for example?

25. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

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

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