Woman Threatens Off-Duty Officer with Fork, Police Say
Upset that she couldn't refill her to-go cup with soda for free, Alonna Thomas threw dishes and shouted profanities before being approached by an off-duty police officer at Pizza Hut.
A 22-year-old Milwaukee woman threatened to stab an off-duty police officer with a fork at Pizza Hut after becoming upset when a manager told her she could not have free soda refills, police say.
Alonna Thomas was charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct in Milwaukee County Circuit Court on March 7, the day after police say she ordered carry out food at Pizza Hut, 5051 S. 27th St., and then decided to eat it in the restaurant, according to the criminal complaint.
The manager told Thomas she could not have free refills in her to-go cup, which made Thomas upset. Thomas then screamed profanities at the manager and threw dishes off the counter to the restaurant floor.
An off-duty police officer, who was eating dinner with his family, heard the commotion, and after identifying himself as an officer, tried to calm Thomas down.
Thomas then grabbed a fork from her corner booth and threatened to stab the officer with it if he touched her or attempted to escort her out.
Thomas faces a maximum 90 days of imprisonment and $1,000 in fines.