Pizza Hut manager arrested after spitting in cop's food

Spitting was in retaliation for prior DUI arrest

Published On: Jan 30 2014 03:10:28 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 30 2014 03:30:41 PM CST
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A Pizza Hut manager was arrested after she got caught spitting on a police officer's pizza.

Unicoi County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Jonathan Rogers arrived at his local Pizza Hut in Erwin, Tenn. to pick up a dinner order for his family. He grew suspicious of the transaction when the cashier rang him up without asking his name. According to a police report, Rogers sat down on a bench in front of the counter to wait for his order.

It was then that he observed Amanda Engle, 29, spitting on the pizza.

Rogers immediately confronted Engle and she confessed that she knew who he was because he had arrested her last year for a DUI.

Engle, who pleaded guilty to the DUI shortly before the spitting incident, had knowingly allowed a friend to drive her car drunk, which is also a DUI charge under Tennessee law. She spent two days in jail and paid a $350 fine.