Officer Arrested Mississippi Man After Finding Gun In Taco Bell Quesadilla
In an unexpected turn of events, police in Picayune, Mississippi made a surprising discovery on Friday after stopping Devin P. Mitchell and Olivia Neff for a traffic violation.
What Did Police Find?
According to officers, Mitchell was observed stuffing a handgun into a Taco Bell bag. Once police saw Mitchell trying to hide the firearm, they searched the vehicle and were shocked to discover the weapon nestled between layers of melted cheese and tortillas.
The weapon had been artfully tucked into a Taco Bell quesadilla.
But Wait... There's More
The drug-related discovery sparked charges for Mitchell including possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute while in possession of a firearm, possession of a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence, and possession of a weapon by a felon.
Although the situation was severe enough to take Mitchell into custody, Neff was charged with disregarding a traffic device and then let go.
Speaking Of Taco Bell, Remember This Story?
A man from Yakima, Washington was put behind bars after officers say he was involved in a drive-by shooting and the threatening of employees at a Taco Bell that he had become enraged at because they wouldn't serve him.
The Taco Bell employees say they were closing up the restaurant at 2124 S 1st Street when a man drove up to the drive-thru window to order in his flatbed pickup truck. He wanted to order food but the store was closed as it was nearly 2 am.
After telling the man they were closed, the employee said the driver became "immensely upset", saying he would break the windows if they didn't make him some food.
He left his vehicle and began pounding on the front doors of the restaurant, saying he was going to break into the business.
A few minutes after the man finally left, they spotted the pickup truck parked nearby. As one of the employees began to drive away, they told police they heard a gunshot.
Police say they were called and quickly located the pickup truck and detained the driver, 30-year-old David W. Sharp.
Inside of the truck, police found a 9mm Sig Sauer pistol with a loaded magazine with a bullet in the chamber, hidden in the center console. Police also found a loaded .22 caliber pistol and an unloaded 9mm Glock pistol in the backseat.
On the dashboard, was a spent 9mm casing, and inside the console, multiple shell casings.
Officers investigated further, the Taco Bell store says they found a bullet hole in the side of the building as well as a second grazing round on an exterior wall. On the ground in the parking lot, a 9mm shell casing was found as well, right where the pickup was parked.
David W. Sharp is facing charges of a drive-by shooting, DUI, Harassment, Malicious Mischief, and violation of a Concealed Pistol license