Police officials said the 47-year-old man, later identified as Christian, was taken into custody and later charged with falsely reporting an emergency incident after he reportedly called 911 to repeatedly scream and claim he was attacked by bears. But, in reality, the man wanted to get out of the woods but didn’t want to do it by himself! Christian reportedly called 911 and told the dispatcher that he was injured and stuck on a sharp terrain.
Shortly after, the 47-year-old man told the dispatcher that he was attacked by a bear. Christian then told the dispatcher that he walked for days and his phone was about to die. He then told the dispatchers that was very near death. During the same call, Christian also said that he was being circled by bears. He also told the dispatcher that he was being stalked by them, court records say.
During the call, Christian began to scream. He reprotedly claimed he had some kind of a head wound and was bleeding. Police also said that they tried to procure a helicopter at some point before the incident was said and done. Two hours later, search crews found the 47-year-old man.
Christian reportedly denied medical treatment from both fire and EMS personnel. Per reports, when Christian made contact with first responders, he reportedly admitted that he just wanted a ride out of the woods. Christian also told deputies that he was very intoxicated when he made the 911 call. He apologized for wasting law enforcement’s time but maintained he needed to get out of the woods.