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Day: March 2, 2020

Woman jailed after calling police over 1,200 times
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Woman jailed after calling police over 1,200 times

    A woman who made more than 1,200 nuisance calls to the Met Police in attempts to get herself arrested has been jailed for ten weeks. Jelena Bobrova, 54, has pestered police operators for the last three years in rambling 999 calls, clogging up the emergency line and costing the force more than £10,000. Despite being handed a criminal behaviour order in November last year, Bobrova continued making the nuisance calls including 39 times in the space of just four hours on February 16. Scotland Yard said Bobrova appeared to be rambling and challenged police to arrest hereach time she rang 999. Bobrova initially denied making the calls, trying to blame them on a technical glitch, but has now been sentenced to ten weeks in prison by Croydon magistrates. Sergeant Terry Co...