Gerardo Silva Jr.'s 911 Call: "I'm a Councilman!"

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Gerardo Silva Jr.
​Last week, we told you about Medley Councilman Gerardo Silva Jr. hogging out on his town-issued credit card, charging more than $2,500 on personal stuff -- including a $688 iPad2 and $230 on shoes from Nordstrom. Well, it seems being an elected official has gone to Silva's head. Banana Republican recently got hold of a 911 call Silva made November 20 demanding a dispatcher send a Miami-Dade police patrol unit to his neighbor's house, who was playing loud music.

At one point, Silva tells the operator: "You don't understand -- I am a councilman for the Town of Medley!" In fact, Silva repeated he was an elected official three times in his attempt to get a cop to address his nonemergency.

Silva didn't respond to two messages left on his cell phone's voicemail seeking comment. But Miami-Dade ethics laws prohibit elected officials from using their position to get favorable treatment. During the call, Silva complains to the operator that his attempts to get the Medley Police Department to address his problem were being ignored, which is why he was calling the county.

"They are not responding," he says. "I called them like an hour ago."

After the dispatcher informs Silva that the county has no jurisdiction in Medley and that it usually takes up to an hour for police to respond to a noise complaint, the councilman insists on speaking to a supervisor. Eventually, the 911 operator contacts the dispatcher at the Medley Police Department on Silva's behalf. The dispatcher at the small police force asserts that officers had already responded to Silva's complaint.

You can listen to the call below:



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Christopher Neal
Christopher Neal

Being a councilman is almost as powerful as being Neighborhood Watch Captain, no?

Lukeisstupid
Lukeisstupid

Haha, if only he would have shot the house party attendees

Silvy1813
Silvy1813

No Please !! It was my house!!

Christopher Neal
Christopher Neal

I'm just jealous. I wish I were a freakin' councilman...

Lukeisstupid
Lukeisstupid

They should stop cutting pay and benefits and they would be able to respond appropriately.

Pedro Goldstein
Pedro Goldstein

Another Cuban who thinks he's in Havana and his hero Fulgencio Bastita is still in charge.

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