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Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Call The Food Police Next Time

Someone needs to call this guy's village and tell them their idiot has been located.

A man — clearly not an employee of NASA or a graduate of MIT — called 911 not once but twice because a Subway restaurant left the sauce off his sandwich.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (al-AP) - Jacksonville police say Reginald Peterson needs to learn that 911 is not the appropriate place to complain that Subway left the sauce off a spicy Italian sandwich.

Police said the 42-year-old man dialed 911 twice last week so he could have his sub made correctly. The second call was to complain that officers weren't arriving fast enough.

Subway workers told police Peterson became belligerent and yelled when they were fixing his order. They locked him out of the store after he left to call police.

When officers arrived, they tried to calm Peterson and explain the proper use of 911. Those efforts failed, and he was arrested on a charge of making false 911 calls.