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Fargo man accused of pretending to be lost and freezing to death

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A 52-year-old Fargo man was arrested on Saturday, accused of pretending to be lost and freezing to death - a report prompting seven police officers to search for him for nearly 2½ hours.

George James Dorr, 814 4th Ave. S., was arrested on suspicion of obstructing a public officer shortly after 3 a.m. on Saturday.

Police say Dorr called 911 at 12:25 a.m., telling a dispatcher he was intoxicated, lost and "freezing to death" while walking, Sgt. Mark Lykken said.

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