Police: Man continuously calls 911 for a ride while drunk

Police: Man continuously calls 911 for a ride while drunk

COLERAIN TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - Police arrested a man who allegedly calls for an ambulance every time he gets "highly intoxicated," according to an arrest report.

Richard Hughes was arrested at around 1:30 a.m. Thursday by Colerain Police.

"The arrested has been verbally warned multiple times to stop calling 911 unless it's a true emergency," the arrest report reads.

Court records show Hughes was warned three times verbally in a 24-hour period. It also reads he signed a warning wavier. "This behavior has been going on for months," the report states.

It goes on to say, "has been evaluated and each time he's been told that there is no medical issue."

Hughes is currently at the Hamilton County Detention Center with a court date scheduled for April 4.

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