A Virginia DoorDash driver delivered threats to McDonald’s employees after they wouldn’t let him order Pleased Meals throughout breakfast hours, authorities mentioned.
Driver James Springer, 36, raged and promised to return to the quick meals eatery in Aquia and “execute everybody” in an incident earlier this month, the Stafford County Sheriff’s workplace mentioned.
As an alternative of packing up a to-go order, Springer packed up his BB gun and flashed it from his Toyota sedan in two separate incidents — later telling police he thought that was authorized due to “decriminalization efforts,” a sheriff’s workplace Fb put up mentioned.
Whereas police appeared for him after he left the McDonald’s on June 5, he allegedly flashed the gun at one other automotive at a merge, then racked the slide of the gun and pointed it at somebody in a parked automotive at a Panera Bread, police mentioned.
“The suspect then lowered the gun and drove away,” the Fb put up mentioned. “The sufferer reported he acknowledged the suspect as a DoorDash driver, however didn’t know his identify.”
Springer later returned to McDonald’s, the place he allegedly used “abusive and threatening language” — this time towards a buyer. He was arrested on the restaurant, police mentioned.
“A black BB gun was seized from the suspect car,” the Fb put up mentioned.
“The suspect incorrectly believed current decriminalization efforts made it authorized to level BB weapons at individuals.”
Springer is going through costs of disorderly conduct, abusive language and 4 counts of brandishing, police mentioned.