POLK COUNTY, Fla. — A woman caught on video throwing a violent tantrum and twerking as she left a Polk County McDonald’s, has been arrested, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office said.
Tianis Jones, 22, of Lakeland was wanted by Polk County deputies after they say she barged into the McDonald’s restaurant on U.S. 92 East in Lakeland shortly after 5:30 p.m. and began complaining to an employee at the counter about how long her order was taking.
A minute later, she threw a small plastic sign and several bottles toward the worker before walking behind the counter and throwing cups on the floor and at employees, investigators said.
They said one of Jones’ relatives came into the store to try to hold her back and calm her down.
Deputies said Jones was asked to leave multiple times, but she remained in the store, calling 911 to say, “I’m 5 months pregnant. These people don’t know how to run a (expletive) McDonald’s!”
Investigators said Jones’ relative and another woman convinced her to leave the restaurant after about 10 minutes.
“As Jones got to the exit, she turned toward the employees, lifted her shirt to expose her belly, then turned and began twerking at them,” the sheriff’s office said.
Sheriff Grady Judd described the woman’s behavior as outrageous.
“I don’t know why this woman got as angry as she was, but as the saying goes, she’s a few fries short of a Happy Meal,” he said. “She better not complain about the food we serve her at the county jail.”
Judd said Jones caused about $100 worth of damage.
Jones was booked into the Polk County jail and charged with burglary with assault, criminal mischief, disorderly conduct, and misuse of 911.
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