"This Doesn’t Cut The Mustard!"
Reginald Peterson called the Jacksonville Sheriffs Office in hopes that police could have his sandwich made to his satisfaction. A short time later, Peterson contacted JSO again to complain that police still had not shown up.
When police did arrive Peterson told the officer he had ordered two sandwiches, checked out, and then walked outside to find the subs did not have “everything” he ordered. He told police he became “very upset” and “belligerent” because the employee making the sandwich was not doing it correctly.
Witnesses inside the store say Peterson eventually started screaming at everyone inside. When Peterson went outside to call police. Employees closed the store and locked the door to keep him from returning.
According to the report, the officer tried to calm Petterson and explain to him the proper way to use 911, but he would not cooperate. Peterson was arrested and at his request the sandwiches were thrown away.
Thembi Says: Oh no he didn’t! I hate to pick on black folks, or Floridians, or even sandwich-lovers for that matter, but Reggie, you need to be called out. It’s hard enough to get the police to answer our cries for help when we sound black on the phone, but then you have to cry wolf over some sandwich toppings? I’ve totally been in this quandary before – I asked for no oil and got oil, they left off the pickles, they gave me roasted peppers instead of hot peppers – but this is NOT the way to remedy a messed up hoagie. This is EXACTLY the type of thing that makes people go “Sigh…The Negroes.” Times are tough but when it comes to $12.00 worth of takeout it is not worth it to call 911. This is the sort of thing that makes the rest of America believe that oily sandwiches are among the greatest issues plaguing the black community; at this rate I’ll never get my reparations check. But at least it wasn’t chicken. Full audio of the 911 calls can be found here. It deserves a listen.
From The Smoking Gun, First Coast News