No one would think that taking a water cup from a restaurant and filling it with pop(soda) would lead to an arrest for robbery. A man in Arkansas did that at a McDonald’s. Check out the full story below.
Cody Morris, 18, was arrested Monday for putting soda inside a water cup at a Springdale McDonald’s, refusing to return the soda, according to the police report sent to 40/29 News.
The manager told police he tried to stop the suspects from driving away, but he was hit by their car, according to the report.
The manager for the McDonald’s at 520 S. Thompson St. called police Monday to report a robbery, according to the report. The manager told police 3 people went through the drive thru and asked for 3 large waters. Those 3 parked, went into the restaurant, dumped out the water and then filled the cups with soda, the manager told police.
The manager asked the 3 people to return the soda. Two of them did, but one did not, the manager told police.
Then, the manager stood behind the suspect’s car and tried to stop them from leaving, according to the report, but the car reversed and hit the manager. The manager tried to get the keys out of the ignition and was hit on the hand and then by the vehicle again, the manager told police.
Police found the vehicle at a bowling alley and arrested the driver, who was Cody Morris, according to the report.
The police report lists one charge against Morris – that of felony robbery. The Washington County Detention Center website shows Morris was booked into jail Tuesday, and had a Rule 8.1 hearing scheduled for Friday morning.