An elderly couple was just settled down for bed when the old man realized he left the lights on in the greenhouse in the back yard. Then they heard voices. Three men had broken into the greenhouse. Scared, they called the police.
dispatcher replied, he would send an officer as soon as one became
available as they were all out on calls. The old man waited for a few
minutes and called Dispatch again. He told Dispatch, "Don't worry about
sending an officer, I shot the robbers and now the dogs are eating their
In no time at all,
police were all over the place and captured the robbers red-handed! One
of the cops asked the old man, "I thought you said you shot the robber
and your dogs were eating them." The old man replied, "I thought you
said, there weren't any officers available."