Florida Man Arrested, Calling 911 For a Ride Home

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. – A 22-year-old Hudson, Florida man was arrested by Pasco County Sheriff for calling 911 twice to get a ride home, according to reports.

Matthew Leatham, 22, called 911 to get a ride home after 4 a.m. in New Port Richey Sunday, according to Deputies.

The arrest affidavit says, a Pasco County deputy found Leatham and offered to call him a cab, but Leatham said he didn’t have the money for the cab.

Matthew Leatham, 22

Leatham then began walking in the direction of his home and dialed 911 for a ride, again.

The Deputy again approached Leatham and searched him, finding marijuana and charging him.

MARIJUANA-POSSESS-NOT MORE THAN 20 GRAMS : 1GA01/31/2021Charged
PUBLIC ORDER CRIMES MISUSE 911 OR E911 SYSTEM365.172.14Charged

Leatham was released from Pasco County Jail on a $300 bond.

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