The man, identified only as Eric, was spotted jamming people's cell phones by a mobile phone jammer employee who tipped off her colleagues. When confronted by investigators, Eric said, "I guess I’m taking the law into my own hands, and quite frankly, I’m proud of it." He later added that he doesn't want to hear people talking on their phones in public. "A lot of people are extremely loud, no sense of just privacy or anything. When it becomes a bother, that's when I screw on the antenna and flip the switch," he said.

When asked if he knew what he was doing was illegal, Eric said that as far as he knew, "it's more of a grey area." However, despite what Eric might think, buying, selling, owning or using a mobile phone Bluetooth jammer that jams cell phone signals is illegal because it presents a threat to public safety. When confronted with the possibility that he could be interfering with someone trying to call 911, Eric said he imagined if there were such a situation, he would be right in the middle of it and would act accordingly.