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Man calls 911 after being shortchanged in crack deal

Published: May. 4, 2011 at 5:08 PM EDT|Updated: May. 5, 2011 at 1:26 PM EDT
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NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC)

Police arrested a 41-year-old man last week after he called 911 and told officers that he was not given the correct change after buying crack cocaine from a drug dealer.

The North Charleston Police Department arrested Dexter White for disorderly conduct.

It all started last Friday around 4:30 a.m., when White called authorities and told officers that he had given $60 to a drug dealer for crack and only got back $20 worth of drugs.

White said the drug dealer refused to give him $40 back.

According to a police report, White then walked away from the drug dealer, smoked the crack he purchased and then called 911.

White was locked up at the Charleston County Detention Center.

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