Tuesday, Jun. 09, 2009

A McDonald's Order Goes Horribly Awry

On Memorial Day 2009, Raibin Osman, a 20-year-old man from Aloha, Ore., called 911 with an unusual complaint: a box of orange juice had been omitted from his younger brother's order at a McDonald's drive-thru. Upset that the teller declined to rectify the alleged mistake, Osman called the cops to complain, adding that a McDonald's employee had mocked his brother's accent. According to a county sheriff, Osman was charged with improper use of 911 after he failed to listen to deputies explain that the emergency number was reserved for emergencies. He spent a night in jail and was released the following day.

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