Police Blotter: Officer Brings Couple Back To Waffle House After Skipping $3.93 Tab

Monday, July 7, 2014

A city officer brought a couple back to the Waffle House on Brainerd Road after the manager complained that they skipped out on a $3.92 tab.

The manager said the couple left in a maroon Hyundai.

The officer spotted that vehicle on Old Mission Road and pulled it over.

Chester Perry and Rebecca Spencer said they left "because the manager and the service were terrible."

They were taken back to the Waffle House where they "paid the tab in full."

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Sammy Debord said he was at the Liberty Tower downtown when his company truck was stolen.

The Hubbuch Glass work truck he was driving was missing from where he had parked it on Chestnut Street.

Mr. Debord acknowledged that he had left the keys in the console.

Video showed a white male and white female get into the truck. The male drove it onto nearby U.S. 27.

Police are on the lookout for a vehicle with glass racks on both sides and with the company name on both doors.

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Scott Strickland summoned officers to a location on Hixson Pike.

He explained that he was having "Baby Mama drama."

Police advised that if it gets worse to take out an Order of Protection.


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