05 March 2009
An American woman who paid for a 10-piece meal of McDonald's Chicken McNuggets became irate after she was told the store was out of them.
So she called 911. Three times.
"This is an emergency. If I would have known they didn't have McNuggets, I wouldn't have given my money, and now she wants to give me a McDouble, but I don't want one," Latreasa Goodman told police.
"This is an emergency."
The McNugget meltdown happened last week and ended with Goodman, 27, getting a notice to appear in court on a charge of misusing 911, according to a recently released police report.
Goodman told investigators she tried to get a refund for the 10-piece McNuggets but the cashier told her all sales are final.
"I called 911 because I couldn't get a refund, and I wanted my McNuggets," Goodman told police.
The cashier told police she offered Goodman a larger portion of food for the same price to make up for it, but said Goodman got "irate", the report states.
Goodman reportedly yelled, "I don't want a McDouble and small fry," the cashier told investigators.
Dispatchers for 911 told police Goodman called the emergency number three times and on each occasion was told an officer was en route.
"Goodman maintained the attitude 'This is an emergency, my McNuggets are an emergency'," the report states.
McNuggets, introduced to the McDonald's menu in 1983, are sold in more than 100 countries.
By Will Greenlee of SNS