It is safe to say Joshua Basso is a moron of epic width. The 29-year-old Tampa man was jonesing for an amorous romp, but he apparently couldn’t get a woman the usual way — you know, by being generally decent and kind. And since he couldn’t call the sex lines because his phone was out of minutes, he called the only line he could afford. That would be 911.
Tampa police say he called an emergency dispatcher four times trying to sex her up. The operator played along to get his address. Which left the horny Basso thinking he was about to score with one of Tampa’s feminine finest…
Among his classier pickup lines: “Are you gonna pull down your pants?” “You got a nice butt?” He also asked the officer is she had nice boobs. (We’re giving you the cleaned-up version here.)
But he was apparently dumb enough to believe the dispatcher was going to bolt work just to get naked with a guy too broke to afford cell phone minutes. (Distillation of his basic strategy: I’m broke and really weird. Wanna be my girlfriend?) When cops arrived, he refused to turn over his cell. So officers dialed the number he’d called from, only to hear it ringing in his pocket.
He finally forked it over and admitted to being the dope who’d made the calls.
Article Reproduced from http://www.truecrimereport.com/2009/11/joshua_basso_asks_911_dispatch.php