4-year-old does denial of service against 911

Posted by Humphrey Cheung

Carpentersville (IL) – A four-year-old girl is in big trouble after calling 911 hundreds of times on a mobile phone.  Law enforcement officials say the Carpentersville girl called the emergency number 287 times in June and as much as 20 times per shift.  She was finally caught after dispatchers promised to deliver McDonalds food (Happy Meal?) to the house.

The girl used her mother’s deactivated mobile phone for the calls.  All carriers in the United States must provide 911 access, even if regular phone service has been cut off.

Read more … AP via Yahoo News.