One man was so angry over his bar tab he called the police, not just once, but a dozen times. According to the Associated Press, Phillip Poissonnier called 911 multiple times after allegedly being overcharged at a nightlife establishment in Idaho called Club Tequila.
KXLY writes that Poissonnier was kicked out of the club around 1 a.m. early Monday morning and he was so intoxicated that a police officer gave him a courtesy ride home. However, after the officer dropped him off, 911 started receiving a slew of calls from Poissonnier asking for police officers to come look at his $30 bar tab to make sure he wasn't overcharged for his 10 beers. Not all of his calls to 911 were strictly about the bar tab: He also called and put his phone up to the radio three times and another time Poissonnier told a dispatcher that she was "just like his ex-wife" before hanging up. Poissonnier has been issued a misdemeanor citation and now faces a $1,000 fine and a year in jail.
Poissonnier is just one of many who need to learn that calling 911 during a supposed food or drink emergency isn't the best idea. Last May, a woman was arrested for calling emergency services after a Subway used marinara sauce instead of "pizza sauce" (same thing?) on her flatbread pizza order. A Georgia man was also arrested in 2013 for calling 911 to report that one of the seven sandwiches he ordered from McDonald's was missing from his bag.