The New Stuff

Fla.Man Made Fake 911 Call to Avoid Arrest


NAPLES, Fla. ---“Faked it”-- Police in Florida said they arrested a man who made a fake 911 call about a shooting to avoid being arrested for driving on a suspended license.

Jonathan Paul Rorech, 31, of North Naples, was charged with making a false 911 call and driving without a license.

Collier County sheriff's deputies said Rorech was pulled over about 1 a.m. Tuesday while driving 45 mph in a 30 mph zone, and he told the deputy he had a North Carolina driver's license at home, the Naples Daily News reported Wednesday.

While the deputy was away, authorities say Rorech called 911 and reported there had been a shooting nearby, causing the deputy to stop what he was doing and respond to the call.

When the deputy arrived at the location of the reported shooting and discovered there had been no shots fired. He suspected the 911 call was false. Authorities traced the call to Rorech's phone, and he was arrested as he arrived home around 2:25 a.m.

Rorech was charged with a misdemeanor count of making a false 911 call and two misdemeanor counts of driving on a suspended license.
At the time of this report it was not known if Rorech had been released from custody, or if he had an obtained a lawyer.

Have you ever done or said something outrageous in order to get out of a ticket or an arrest? Tell us your crazy traffic stop moments below.

Recently Published

GettyImages-10148378-567bbaef824fd4c6ce9c29c9a240cdd8b529f74f
»

Polite guy wins $1 million in lottery store after letting someone cut in front

Woe betide the line cutter. Not only is it rude to push in front of ...

no-image
»

Homemade 'Transformers' trailer is all fake muscles and real toys

Optimus Prime and Bumblebee are back again in the fourth installment ...

no-image
»

Clever 'Top Gun' dogfight remake combines live-action and toys

Maverick is back in the cockpit of his MiG for the final scene of Top ...

GettyImages-609865598-aed7a0a59b4aeaafba42a66f4169e92e1f03b6e7
»

Nate Parker newly defiant over rape case as alleged victim’s sister calls him ‘sinister'

Nate Parker has again become defiant over the discussion of a rape ...

wonderwoman.0-d42520fa39b0234bbfcc50b90b3e97592905faeb
»

Wonder Woman is bisexual, and it's NBD

LOS ANGELES — If you've been reading Greg Rucka's current run ...

no-image
»

'Man of Steel' still soars in this low-budget, homemade remake

Man of Steel was an expensive Superman film. But how would it look if ...

201607198b1936625_10156389758275077_331978264969111.e2f15-99c6bc2e93baa984059a068eeacf1bb00a1919ab
»

Another Miss Universe contestant recalls being body-shamed by Trump

Just days after U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton re-told ...

660f1574c64f4f93a6a06e463ba7e19d-843148c2ac822258f7f418966c02ce4c8015704f
»

Richard Sherman just threw some serious shade at the NFL

Richard Sherman, the notoriously outspoken Seattle Seahawks ...

dfd57df16a764cd390fd25bf50254147-3d6eaed0587fbb740d1bb2bee009ea8456cc1316
»

Idris Elba just casually played a fire DJ set at an Australian nightclub

British actor Idris Elba is quite the keen DJ, if you didn't know ...