Hot Dog Dispute Lands Man In Jail

Police say a North Carolina man rammed his car into a hot dog stand when the vendor refused to sell him a hot dog and drink for a dollar.

23-year-old David Kelbaugh of Rolesville was charged Wednesday with assault with a deadly weapon, hit-and-run, driving while intoxicated and injury to property. Police say Kelbaugh was drinking at a bar in Cary early Wednesday when he left to order food at the hot dog stand.

Kelbaugh asked for a hot dog and a drink for one dollar and the vendor told him that wasn't enough money.

The vendor was treated for back injuries. His name was not released.

Kelbaugh fled and was later arrested. He's been released on $6,000 bond. A phone number for Kelbaugh was disconnected.


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  • by Sandra Location: Rose Hill on Nov 27, 2009 at 08:52 AM
    Unless he was sponging off everyone else that was in the bar, I assume he was paying for the alcohol he drank while in there. He has a major problem if he would rather get intoxicated and spend all his money on alcohol rather than food.
  • by Christian Woman Location: NC on Nov 25, 2009 at 08:00 PM
    WHY RELEASE HIM? $6,000 BOND?? This is precisely the problem in this country - criminals are set free after arrest, instead of being put to death, as they deserve.
  • by Dave on Nov 25, 2009 at 07:45 PM
    He HAVE not been a child Wilma? Nice grammar... YET you want to call somebody elses comment dumb???
  • by Anonymous on Nov 25, 2009 at 05:32 PM
    Children also don't drive cars. It doesn't say he rammed his ten speed into the guy.
  • by Dave on Nov 25, 2009 at 05:21 PM
    What a "weiner."
  • by to Wilma on Nov 25, 2009 at 04:26 PM
    This is a grown man. He have not been a child in about 6 years. So how dumb your comment.
  • by Vance on Nov 25, 2009 at 03:30 PM
    People you all cant see in this picture that he likes Weiners for free no wonder it was mad.And George W your wearing stupidity out.
  • by Neo Location: Reality on Nov 25, 2009 at 03:30 PM
    Somebody should have fronted this pinging dopey a couple of bucks to keep him out of trouble.
  • by Wilma on Nov 25, 2009 at 01:45 PM
    Another fine, upstanding youngster that decided to do what children do best: If he doesn't get his way, he pitches a fit and destroys whatever is in front of him. Another great example that provides further evidence why we should be very concerned about the next generation of children.
  • by George W on Nov 25, 2009 at 01:10 PM
    Things like this never happened when Bush was in office.
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