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No intent to harass 911 operator when call was made (access required)

Although appellant’s 911 call “was certainly inappropriate,” and was an “improper use” of the emergency service, the prosecution did not prove that when the call was placed, appellant had the intent to harass the 911 operator. As a result, appellant’s conviction for violating a city ordinance that forbids making 911 calls with the intent to harass ...