Contact Us

A Man Gets Into a Shootout With Police Because of Burritos

Police SWAT team
Tim Boyles Getty Images

Look, I can’t ever support a person who took shots at innocent people, even with a BB gun.  But if you’re gonna lose your mind over something, this is a pretty worthwhile cause.

On Sunday afternoon, 37-year-old Ricardo Jones of San Antonio, Texas had a three-hour standoff with a SWAT team and ended up getting into a shootout with the police because he was angry.

Angry about . . . wait for it . . . his local Taco Bell raising the price of their Beefy Crunch Burrito.

See, before the standoff, Ricardo had gone through the drive-thru of his favorite Taco Bell and ordered SEVEN . . . count ‘em, seven . . . Beefy Crunch Burritos.  He was appalled to find the price had gone up from 99 cents to $1.49.

He was SO upset that he fired a BB gun at the Taco Bell manager . . . missed . . . then fled to a motel room.  He also fired a REAL rifle in the direction of some police cars, but just took out a window.

After three hours of SWAT negotiations, they finally used tear gas to get him out of the room and subdued him.  No one was hurt in the shootout.  Ricardo is looking at two felony counts of aggravated assault and could get up to 40 years in prison.

As for the Taco Bell price increase, the manager is 41-year-old Brian Tillerson.  He says, quote, “They did used to be 99 cents but that was just a promotion.”  (San Antonio Express-News)

Best of 95.7 KEZJ

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kezj.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Register on EZ VIP Club quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a member? Sign up here

Register on EZ VIP Club quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!