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26 Jun 2020

Bogus caller makes over 700 calls to the emergency services costing around half a million pounds

27 year old woman, Sharna Dixon was sentenced after pleading guilty to persistently calling the emergency services, and unlawfully wounding a police officer.

Ms Dixon made over 700 calls to the emergency services including police, ambulance services and HM Coast Guard, costing around half a million pounds. On one occasion Ms Dixon called the police stating she was suicidal. When they attended to aid her, Ms Dixon recklessly pushed a police officer in to the canal resulting in him sustaining a broken wrist. Ms Dixon was sentenced to 24 months imprisonment at Maidstone Crown Court.

Emin Kandola was instructed by Vymans Solicitors

For news coverage of the case please use the links below:-

BBC News Report
The Independent
The Daily Mail
Kent Online