You snooze you lose: German drug dealer is caught after falling asleep on his phone and accidentally dialling the police
- Control room operator answered phone name at round 1am on Saturday
- She heard snores and groaning however could not rule out emergency so despatched police
- Cops went to dwelling the place the man’s astonished flatmate opened the door
- After smelling hashish they searched property and discovered a stash of medication
By Ross Ibbetson For Mailonline
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A German drug dealer has been caught after falling asleep on his phone and accidentally dialling the police.
The management room operator might solely hear snores and groaning when the name got here in at round 1am on Saturday.
But unable to rule out an emergency, it was traced to a 23-year-old in the city of Waldbröl, about 30 miles east of Cologne, and officers had been dispatched.
His astonished flatmate, 21, answered the door and the cops had been greeted by the potent stench of hashish, in accordance with Bild.
The haul of medication seized by the police included a sizeable quantity of hashish (pictured) in addition to ecstasy tablets, cocaine and amphetamines
Police found the pocket dialler asleep on the couch and when roused he had no concept why they had been standing in entrance of him.
He insisted he had not summoned the officers till he checked his name historical past and discovered he had actually referred to as the emergency quantity a number of occasions.
Officers carried out a search of the property and found not simply hashish, however troves of different medicine and paraphernalia.
Police seized ecstasy tablets, cocaine, amphetamines, scales and money.
‘It is not a small quantity. Both males are suspected of getting dealt,’ a police spokesman stated.
The pair had beforehand been arrested for dealing narcotics and are actually going through felony proceedings.
They had been bailed pending additional investigations.