MEMPHIS, Tenn. (CBS Local) — A Tennessee woman allegedly pulled a gun at a McDonald’s restaurant apparently after a mix-up over condiments, police said.
Three employees told authorities that they were working at the fast food restaurant on Nov. 25 when Asia Chauntel Vester, 20, submitted an order in the drive-thru line.
Vester received her food, but then allegedly became upset when she was given ketchup instead of jelly, CBS affiliate WREG reported.
Words were reportedly exchanged and that’s when Vester allegedly pulled out a gun, pointed it at the employees and then drove away, according to the arrest affidavit.
Visitors to the Tennessee Aquarium may be shocked to learn that an electric eel named Miguel Wattson is lighting up a Christmas tree.
A special system connected to Miguel’s tank enables his shocks to power strands of lights on a nearby tree, according to a news release.
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WATE) – Two men could face life in federal prison after pleading guilty into taking two homeless men from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park to be raped.
Dusty William Oliver and Richard L. Graham agreed to plead guilty on Thursday to aiding and abetting aggravated sexual assault of two men.
According to documents filed in U.S. District Court in Knoxville, a homeless man, referred to as RP, was walking along Chapman Highway while intoxicated in June 2012 when Oliver and Graham approached in a vehicle asking if he wanted a ride to the Bristol, Tenn. for the races.
RP realized once inside the vehicle that it was headed the opposite way from Bristol and the three soon arrived at a trailhead of the Appalachian Trail.
The three began hiking and Oliver and Graham soon overpowered the RP and raped him, according to court filings.
Kid Rock made himself look sloppy and crude with this one.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — An arrest has been made after an 11-year-old girl was raped on her way to school Monday morning.
Larry Ward, 20, is charged with rape, aggravated kidnapping, and aggravated assault.
“We never had issues like that over here. Never ever. Not issues about rape. This is like a family community over here,” said parent, Thepeleton Richmond.
The child was walking to Geeter Middle School around 7 a.m. from her home. She was only about a mile away when a man in a blue SUV pulled up.
“He snatched her, put her in the truck, raped her, and then dropped her off over here,” the victim’s mother said.
In the days after a man was stabbed to death at a Popeyes chicken restaurant in Maryland, violent incidents have been reported at other locations around the country.
A man was recorded in a cellphone video punching a woman after an argument in a Popeyes line at the Opry Mills Mall in Nashville, Tenn., on Friday.
That incident followed a Popeyes employee body-slamming a 55-year-old woman to the ground after an argument at a Columbia, Tenn., argument. The woman suffered six broken ribs, a broken kneecap and a shattered arm.