January 18, 2019 4:08 pm

Hamilton man arrested for allegedly calling 911 almost 250 times

Hamilton police have charged a man with false information, saying he has allegedly made 249 emergency calls since January 2018.

Kativ / Getty Images
A A

Hamilton police have arrested a man who has allegedly called 911 almost 250 times in the past year.

Police communications received six 911 calls between 3:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. on Thursday.

Each time, the caller would not speak and hang up.

READ MORE: Hamilton acupuncturist charged with 2 counts of sexual assault

A short time later, officers went to the Hunter Street address from which the calls came to check on the well-being of the caller, who police say refused to open the door for over an hour.

Further investigation confirmed that the man had made 249 emergency calls since January 2018 and had received a warning last summer.

READ MORE: Hamilton police release top-10 list of non-emergency calls to 911

A 33-year-old man was arrested and charged with false information.

© 2019 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.

Report an error

Comments

Comments closed.

Due to the sensitive and/or legal subject matter of some of the content on globalnews.ca, we reserve the ability to disable comments from time to time.

Please see our Commenting Policy for more.