Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 12-327

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • August 24, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Man Calls 911 And Request A Female Deputy

    Man is arrested for misuse of the 911 system.
    • Friday
    • August 24, 2012
    • Time: 11:20 AM
    • 2402 Dover Road North
    • Dover, Florida

    Suspect:
     


    Joshua Basso,
    DOB: 1-14-80
    2402 Dover Road North
    Dover, FL

    Charges:

    • False 911 calls (7 counts)

    Details:
     

    Between August 22, 2012 at approximately 10:15 a.m. and August 24, 2012 at approximately 7:39 a.m. The suspect misused the 911 system to request female deputies to respond to his residence for sexual gratification. Deputies made contact with Basso on August 24, 2012 at approximately 11:20 a.m. at his residence. The suspect admitted to making the calls to 911 which were answered by Hillsborough County Communications dispatchers approximately 7 times within the above listed timeframe.

    Basso was taken into custody without incident.

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