Donut Extortion

Police arrested a man after he reportedly reached into his pocket like he had a gun and forced a customer in front of him at a Dunkin Donuts to pay for his order

Jacksonville Police say it happened at the Dunkin Donuts at 301 North Marine Boulevard Friday night.

Police say a man standing in line told the woman behind him to go ahead of him. When she did and placed her order the man reportedly said she was paying for his as well. The woman said she thought he was joking until he motioned like he had a gun.

Police searched the area and found the suspect about a block away. He's identified as 33 year-old Darryl Medley of 500 Sherwood Road, Jacksonville.

Medley is charged with extortion and resisting, obstructing and delaying a police officer.

Police did not say if he had any donuts or coffee when they caught him.


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  • by Anonymous on Mar 15, 2009 at 06:47 PM
    Now this is a way to distract cops from doing there duty...
  • by too funny Location: Greenville on Mar 15, 2009 at 04:09 PM
    Now if they were Krispy Kreme I could understand....
  • by MrT Location: LaNC on Mar 15, 2009 at 12:16 PM
    Its a shame that she didn't have a nice .45 and put a hole through the doughnut on his shoulders.@nd time this is being posted. SHE DOES HAVE A RIGHT TO DEFEND HERSELF, DOESNT SHE?
  • by to ank Location: washington on Mar 15, 2009 at 11:49 AM
    please tell me you aren't serious...umm newsflash but sometimes when newsoutlets dont have actual real footage they use a generic picture. dag on police wouldnt release a public photo of the donuts...lol
  • by Ank Location: Greenville on Mar 14, 2009 at 11:10 PM
    It's so obvious this is made up...the donuts in the picture are clearly not from Dunkin Donuts.
  • by Matt Location: NC on Mar 14, 2009 at 09:53 PM
    Now, the one thing the cops won't allow is a doughnut shop to be robbed. Wah, wah,wha ohhh LOL lOL
  • by Anonymous on Mar 14, 2009 at 08:07 PM
    He should be forced to do community service at this donuts place for 1 year. No jail time, no tax payers expense.
  • by HA HA Location: WASHINGTON on Mar 14, 2009 at 01:16 PM
    Gregors, thanks for the laugh..
  • by comedian Location: winterville on Mar 14, 2009 at 12:01 PM
    now, that's funny
  • by Tad Location: Jamesville on Mar 14, 2009 at 11:47 AM
    Should be worth at least 3 to 5 in prison, but he won't get it.
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