Winter Haven, Fla. (WFLA/NBC) — Former Tropical Smoothie Café employee Jake Hadden says he was in a bad mood, “I didn’t want to take any more orders. I was already cleaning the store, getting ready to close.”
But uniformed officers Adam Leatherberry and Geoff Price stopped in for food Sunday.
Hadden said, “I noticed there was customers in the line. I said, “No, I don’t want to go take their orders. You go do it.” Yes I informed him they were cops but I inform him of everybody no matter what.”
Leatherberry declined to go on camera, but posted his side of the story to Facebook, which has since been removed. The post read, “This guy said “Hell no!” to his buddy as he seen us at the counter ready to place our order. We walked out to avoid any extra sauces in our food. Guess I will not be going back there. Another place that does not support law enforcement.”
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