Don’t call 911 unless there’s a real emergency.
That’s the message authorities are sending to 43-year-old Shaila Hegde, who they say has called Glastonbury police 162 times since 2007, including 24 times this year alone.
According to the police department, Hegde’s calls were mostly “unfounded complaints.” Once, she called to complain that her CDs were scratched, and another time she alleged her phone was being monitored.
Police said they warned her multiple times to stop calling about non-emergencies – but that she didn’t listen.
Hegde was arrested and charged with misuse of 911 and falsely reporting an incident.
She appeared in court late last month and is due back before a judge Oct. 10, according to online court records.
It's not clear if Hegde has an attorney.