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Cary man charged with harassing police officers

Posted October 5, 2009
Updated October 8, 2009

— A 28-year-old Cary man was arrested Monday after allegedly harassing police officers.

William Baker, of 500 N. Benson Court, was charged with disorderly contact, resisting police officers and making harassing phone calls.

According to the arrest warrant, the charges stem from an incident at Baker’s home earlier in the day.

After police arrived at the residence to investigate a possible domestic violence call, Baker used offensive language and gestures to try and intimidate the officers, the warrant stated.

After the incident, he repeatedly made harassing phone calls to the Cary 911 center, the warrant stated.

Baker was being held Monday in the Wake County Jail under a $5,000 bond.


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  • MalcolmPhoenix Oct 6, 2009

    copforlife, I was wondering about that too. I couldn't tell if he was trying to imitate, intimidate, or get intimate with the officers.

  • The Dude Oct 6, 2009

    It sounds like the officers took no action toward him while they were on the scene. I'm sure he's not the first to run his mouth at a domestic and be a jerk anyway. Where this guy got in trouble was when he started calling 911 for no other reason than to harrass the cops and continue the argument. Calling 911 for any reason other than an emergency is usually met with zero tolerance by police. Has to or everyone would clog up 911 with this type of junk. Good job cops!

  • dugmeister Oct 6, 2009

    itls - yes, Cary should allow repeated, harrassing phone calls to their 911 number. I mean, that is what the 911 number is for in the 'real' cities.... uh.... yeah... right...

  • WHEEL Oct 6, 2009

    Wow, Cary officers have pretty thin skins. I hope they never have to work in a real city.

  • fl2nc2ca2md2nc Oct 6, 2009

    LOL, trying to intimate the officers should have been grounds for immediate arrest!

  • miketroll3572 Oct 6, 2009

    This guy must have hit every branch comming down the nucklehead tree............

  • Go Figure Oct 6, 2009

    too funny, COPFORLIFE, I caught that too

  • LuvLivingInCary Oct 6, 2009

    cary's finest clogging up the court system again.

  • SailbadTheSinner Oct 6, 2009


    Now, I don’t know about that; it’s hard to say for sure ....

    You never know what he REALLY had on his mind ....


    Do be careful out there ....


  • copforlife Oct 6, 2009

    Hey WRAL I think the word we're looking for is "Intimidate".