Jail for 911 caller seeking a husband

Last updated 07:27 10/06/2010

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An American woman has spent three days in jail for calling the police emergency line five times seeking a husband.

The dispatcher was flabbergasted by the requests and asked Audrey Scott, of Alliance, Ohio "You need to get a husband?" The 57-year-old Scott responded, "Yes."

Told that she could face arrest for misusing the emergency call line, Scott responded, "Let's do it."

Scott was convicted last week of improper use of the emergency system and was sentenced to the three days in jail, which she had already served since her arrest, according to The Review newspaper.

Seven other days were suspended if she stays out of trouble for a year.

After her release, Scott blamed the case on alcohol.

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