Apparent 'Butt Dial' to Oregon Police Leads to Drug Bust

VIDEO: A man in Portland, Oregon accidentally dials the emergency number while committing a crime.

A "butt dial" - an accidental call made without the caller's knowledge - can result in an overheard conversation and maybe some awkwardness if the wrong thing gets said. But in a recent Oregon case, the call was beyond awkward: It may have been incriminating.

Raleigh Reynolds, 25, was arrested on felony drug charges Monday after an apparent "butt dial" to the Molalla Police Department during what the dispatcher believed was a drug deal.

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"There have been a lot of laughs about it," Molalla Sgt. Chris Long told "Our job isn't usually that easy."

The emergency dispatcher tracked the phone's GPS signal to an alley next to a local bar, which was located 100 yards from the police department, Long said.

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