You Say Tomato, I Say I’ll Kill You – Redneck Headlines
Each weekday, Rodeo Rick scours the web for the best and weirdest news headlines from around the world. We proudly present you with the best Redneck Headlines and the stories behind them.
Here are today's Redneck Headlines:
#1 - CAUGHT BY THE FASHION POLICE
#2 - YOU SAY TOMATO, I SAY I'LL KILL YOU
#3 - WHAT A WEENIE!
A Florida felon who isn't likely to get a brief sentence is in police custody after getting tripped up by his boxers.
Marvin Leonard Morris attempted to flee from cops on foot after a car chase ended with him crashing into a tree. He started to make some headway, but then suffered a wardrobe malfunction when his baggy shorts got a little bit too loose and fell to his ankles, causing him to tumble to the ground.
Morris was racked up on several charges, including possession of cocaine, attempting to elude an officer at high speed and driving while his license was revoked.
Source: Orlando Sentinel
A Florida man couldn't hold his temper after a fast food restaurant didn't hold the tomato on his order - so he wound up in jail on a misdemeanor assault charge.
Michael Ogborn flipped out at a Sonic Drive-In when his food reached him with tomatoes intact. The store's manager says that the man launched into a long rant, then punched him in the face to convey his displeasure with the oversight. Ogborn says he only reacted after the manager spit on his shoes.
Ogborn spent 12 hours behind bars before being released on bail.
An Arkansas man is being grilled over a botched convenience store robbery, which he tried to pull off using a pair of tongs.
Rene Jackson entered the J-Mart unarmed, but quickly spotted his weapon of choice near the hot dog grill and grabbed it before an employee could stop him. He threatened an employee and a customer with the tongs, but was so intoxicated that neither took him seriously enough to fork over any cash.
Jackson, who was charged with attempted robbery, told cops he pulled the stunt because he was tired of being disrespected by his wife and children.
Source: Huffington Post