When Paul White and Ryan Ogle hurried to a pay phone in Pomona, Calif., last week, allegedly to call a drug dealer with an urgent order, they must have been in grave need, because they mistakenly dialled 911. When police arrived they found the pair had a stolen car along with possible burglary tools and a broken meth pipe. “They admitted they were in a hurry to buy dope,” says Sgt. Michael Olivieri. “No one said criminals are smart.”
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