Amazon says Alexa device could not call 911

- An Amazon Alexa device made headlines this week after it was reported that the device called 911 during a domestic dispute in New Mexico. But Amazon is disputing that claim.

Local law enforcement officials in New Mexico said the Alexa’s ability to contact authorities “definitely helped save a mother and her child from a very violent situation.”

The Alexa allegedly called emergency officials during a domestic dispute at a residence in Tijeras.

During the dispute, Eduardo Barros, who is accused of threatening to kill his girlfriend, asked, “Did you call the sheriff?” according to FOX 8 Cleveland.

Read more on Fox News

Up Next:


Up Next

  • Amazon says Alexa device could not call 911
  • CAPTURED: Harford County, Delaware shooting suspect taken into custody
  • Cherokee County teacher at center of Trump t-shirt flap resigns
  • 122 arrested in national sex trafficking sting; 2 in northern Illinois
  • Mississippi school named for Confederate leader to be renamed after Obama
  • Was KSU pressured to keep cheerleaders off the field?
  • 80-year old triathlete still going strong
  • Body found in the Atlanta sewer in Buckhead
  • Human smuggler found at Walmart with illegal immigrants in trailer pleads guilty
  • Who is Radee Labeeb Prince? Harford County workplace shooting suspect has extensive criminal history