On the one hand, there’s the flabbergasted look on someone’s face when 20 pizzas she didn’t order arrive at her door. On the other, she’s not going to eat all those and she certainly isn’t going to pay for it, and now the Domino’s delivery driver made a trip with all those darn pizzas for nothing and seriously, guy who pranked his ex-girlfriend? You just caused a pricy headache.
It’s all fun and games and revenge until there’s a $297 bill to be paid and a backup on deliveries, which is what happened in a small Minnesota town when cops say a man ordered up 20 pizzas and had them delivered to his ex-girlfriend as a prank.
But that prank could turn into a criminal charge if the guy doesn’t pay the tab, police say. Not to mention that the order caused a slowdown at the Domino’s, which results in pizzas going out later to other customers and perhaps, a smaller tip for the hardworking drivers.
“It’s not a victimless crime. There’s a lot of people who work hard at their job to make that food,” a police officer explains.
Indeed, the delivery driver who tried to bring the pies to the unwitting customer says it’s already hard out there for a Domino’s worker.
“You know, I go out on the road and put myself out there to deliver these pizzas and make a living,” she explains. “People joke around about this. It’s not fun. All I want out there is respect.”
Her manager agrees — keep other people out of your personal beefs, okay?
“She’s carrying four different bags. Running to her car with two and then another trip… hustling to get the pizzas there,” the manager points out.
The Domino’s in question says it didn’t waste those unwanted pizzas, and instead brought them to the police, fire department, and local ambulance service in town.
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