Joseph Pineda is being accused of dressing up as a cop in an attempt to get free food from McDonald’s. This sad individual actually showed the order takers a gun and a fake badge to try to weasel his way our of paying for a meal.
Joseph Pineda 33, told the McDonald’s employees that he deserved free food because he had just come from a “sting” and didn’t have his wallet on his person.
Employees called the real cops and they arrested Pineda at gun point. In his car, they found two fake police badges and a handgun in the center console.
Joseph Pineda is currently being held in the Pinellas County Jail and was charged with impersonating a police officer and improper exhibition of a firearm.